NEW INFO: Fatal ATV Accident In Carteret County

Deputies say there will be no charges in Friday's accident between a dirt bike and an ATV.

Killed in the accident off Miller Farm Road in Morehead City was Shane Williams of Newport. Deputies say Williams' Yamaha Dirt Bike collided with his friend's ATV.

The ATV driver, Robbie Small, was airlifted to Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

Deputies say the two men were long time friends and had been riding in the same spot the day before.


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One person is dead and another injured in an accident that involved an ATV in Carteret County.

It happened around 12:30 p.m. off Miller Farm Road, that's outside of Morehead City. Both victims are in the late teens or early 20's, according to authorities.

Deputies tell WITN News that the accident involved an ATV and a dirt bike. Investigators say they have not yet determined if the two vehicles collided.

Deputies say they are awaiting to talk with the person injured in the accident to get more information. They do say no drugs or alcohol were involved.


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  • by Vickie Location: Angola NY on Jul 3, 2010 at 07:07 AM
    Robbie we are praying for you. Jesus I ask you to be with Shanes family. Lord wrap your arms around them and hold them in this time of deep sorrow. We pray that You Jesus will give them the grace to go through this.
  • by Anonymous on Jul 3, 2010 at 05:58 AM
    Robbie we are praying for you. Jesus I ask you to be with Shanes family Lord. Help them feel your presence in this most painful time. Jesus wrap your arms around them and hold them.
  • by Tracy Long Location: Newport,nc on Jul 3, 2010 at 05:43 AM
    My heart goes out to Shanes' family and I am praying for Robbie and his family. I am so sorry and sad.
  • by Alison Location: Havelock on Jul 2, 2010 at 07:29 PM
    We are praying that Robbie has a full recovery and praying for Shayne's family to get through this horrible tragedy.
  • by Tara and Rocky Minks Location: Morehead City on Jul 2, 2010 at 02:17 PM
    RIP Shane...Our prayers are with you and the Smalls.
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