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Shallotte crash kills teen, injured two others Wednesday morning

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

Officers were dispatched to Bridger Road in response to a 911 call about 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.

The youngest, a 13-year-old who has not been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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