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Seven Year Old Killed In Go-Cart Accident

A first-grader is dead after his go-cart collided with a dirt bike over the weekend.

Martin county sheriff's deputies say two kids were on a farm path near 1381 Wynne Road In Robersonville when the accident occurred.

Rescue crews got a call just after 2:30 PM Sunday, and that the driver of the go-cart and the rider of a dirt bike crashed into each other.

WITN News has learned the driver of the go-cart, 7-year-old Lincoln Torres, was transported to Martin General Hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Torres was a student at East End Elementary School in Robersonville.

Counselors were called out to the school on Monday to help students and staff deal with his death.

There's no word on the condition of the other child involved or if they needed medical attention.

Authorities have not released any further information including, if the two were wearing helmets at that time.


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