Vehicle Accident in Hoke County, North Carolina, Causes Tragic Death of Teenager
HOKE COUNTY, NC. – According to a news story reported online at thepilot.com, a vehicle accident that occurred in Hoke County, North Carolina, caused the tragic death of a teenager. Little information about the accident was included in the report, as authorities are still in the process of investigating.*
The accident took place in the evening at an unknown location in Hoke County. No street name was provided, nor was any information about the nature of the collision. The report did not say how many vehicles were involved or what caused the crash. The Pilot reports that North Carolina State Highway Patrol had not released specific details about the accident.
The Pilot reports, however, that one person was tragically killed in the crash. The victim was identified as a male teenager who attended Pinecrest High School. He was reportedly a senior at the school and a member of the school’s football team.
Pinecrest High Principal Stefanie Phillips posted a message on social media after the accident announcing the student’s tragic death. She said she was letting the Pinecrest family know of the incident with a heavy heart.
The high school’s head football coach, Chris Metzger, said that the victim was a “true servant leader,” who was always smiling and encouraging his teammates. Metzger said he was a mentor to younger players and worked hard to improve his skills. He added that the victim would truly be missed.
It is unclear if the teen was the only victim of the crash. No further information about the accident was included in the report.
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