UPDATED: Name Released In Fatal 4-Wheeler Accident

A man riding a 4-wheeler off road vehicle died Sunday after hitting a section of a fence in Onslow County.

Killed was Kyle Shea of Hubert.

Lawmen say the accident happened off of William Gurganis Road. An autopsy on the 20-year-old man is expected to happen sometime this week.

Sheriff's Office News Release

The Sheriff's Office is investigating a death that occurred this afternoon off of William Gurganis Road in Onslow County. Several individuals were riding 4-wheelers off road. One of the riders ran into a section of fencing/gate and sustained injuries that took his life.

The death appears to be accidental at this time. An autopsy will be performed at the beginning of the week. The name of the victim is being withheld at this time while investigators notify the next of kin and continue their investigation.

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