NEW INFO: Craven County Teen Injured In Sunday Morning Crash

The Highway Patrol has identified a teenager who was critically injured in a crash this weekend.

Katlyn Smith of Cove City is now in fair condition at Vidant Medical Center after Sunday's accident.

Troopers say the 16-year-old was driving a vehicle that was headed west on Highway 55 around 8:30 a.m. and ran off the right side of the highway. It struck a concrete driveway culvert, returned to the highway and then hit a tree. The car landed on its top.

The Highway Patrol says charges are pending in the accident.


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The driver of a car was critically injured in a crash Sunday morning near Cove City in Craven County.

Troopers say the vehicle was headed west on Highway 55 around 8:30 a.m. and ran off the right side of the highway. It struck a concrete driveway culvert, returned to the highway and then hit a tree. The car landed on its top.

The driver, who hasn't been identified yet, was taken to Vidant Medical Center with critical injuries.