A four-year-old boy was killed crossing Empire Road in Supply on Saturday.
North Carolina State Highway Patrol 1st Sgt. T.W. Pope said Jalen Williams Jones, 4, of Garner, was killed when he was struck by a car on Empire Road in Supply, about 3.5 miles east of Shallotte, just before 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4.
Pope said Jones left a private yard and attempted to cross Empire Road, when he crossed into the path of an oncoming vehicle.