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Robeson deputy, woman die in river accident

Posted May 14, 2014

— A Robeson County sheriff’s deputy has died in a personal watercraft accident on the Cape Fear River.

Robeson County Sheriff Kenneth Sealey said Wednesday that he received a call from the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office informing him that one of his deputies, 30-year-old Thomas Bradley Carter, died in the accident on the river in Elizabethtown.

A woman, identified as Charlotte Paige McLellan, 27, of Lumberton, also died in the incident, which is under investigation by the state Wildlife Resources Commission.

More details were not released.


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