Staff photo by Jackie Torok
Friends placed this white cross at the Bridger Road bridge late Thursday afternoon, Feb. 11, in memory of 13-year-old Caleb Smith of Calabash, who died in a single-vehicle crash there early Wednesday morning, Feb. 10. Smith had been in a car with his close friends, brothers Justice Harris, 16, and Devin Harris, 19, of Calabash, who were seriously injured when it plunged into Mulberry Branch creek.
Shallotte crash kills Carolina Shores teen, injures two others

Shallotte police are investigating a crash that killed one Carolina Shores teen and injured two others from Calabash early Wednesday morning.

Officers were dispatched to Bridger Road in response to a 911 call just after 4 a.m. and found a blue 2007 four-door Honda Accord submerged in about seven feet of water in Mulberry Branch creek, according to a news release. They, along with Shallotte firefighters and Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office deputies, pulled three teens from the wreckage.


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