16 Year Old Killed in Collision

Winterville police officers say a 16 year old teenager is dead after a three car accident on Highway 11 in Pitt County Friday night.

Police say it happened at the intersection of Highway 11 and Reedy Branch Road south of Winterville. According to law enforcement, a car traveling south on Highway 11 turned left in front of a car going north on that highway. The 16 year old that was killed was the passenger in one of the vehicles. Police say 2 others were seriously injured, and that another 2 or 3 people suffered minor injuries. No word on charges or the victim's identity at this time. Police say alcohol was not a factor. The wreck did close the highway for about two hours.