Alcohol May Have Been Factor In Fatal ATV Accident
Posted April 24, 2006
RALEIGH, N.C. — The state Highway Patrol said alcohol may have played a role in a deadly ATV accident.
Troopers said 19-year-old Matthew Denton died when his ATV ran off Wildlife Road near the town of Castalia.
Sarah Laughlin, who was a passenger on the ATV, was flown to Pitt Memorial Hospital with serious head injuries. The 15-year-old is listed in good condition.
A man died in an ATV accident in the same spot two years ago.