The funeral arrangements for a Greene County teenager have been announced after a deadly ATV accident. Ryan Kornegay died in the accident while riding the ATV Saturday behind his home on Gurganus Road outside of Snow Hill. He was 17.
The Greene Central High School junior will be buried Wednesday. The funeral will be at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Carey Road in Kinston at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Interment will immediately follow at the Pineview Cemetery, Hwy 111 South in Seven Springs.
The Kornegay Family will also receive guests Tuesday from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. at Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service on Third St. in Snow Hill.
Students at one high school are in mourning Monday after one of their classmates was killed this weekend in an ATV accident.
Ryan Kornegay died in the accident while riding the ATV Saturday behind his home on Gurganus Road outside of Snow Hill. The 17-year-old was a junior at Greene Central High School. Students there are now wearing black ribbons and have placed a makeshift memorial in his parking space.
Principal Susan Jones says they have counselors at the school helping students deal with the loss. Counselors are also at Greene County Middle School where Kornegay's brother is a student.