One killed, two injured in Beaufort County accident

BEAUFORT COUNTY, NC (WITN) One person was killed and two others injured in a single vehicle accident Tuesday night in Beaufort County.

North Carolina Highway Patrol says 22-year-old Austin McKay of Edward was driving a Dodge Challenger on Highway 33 West, about nine miles west of Aurora, when he crossed over the center line, went off of the road and flipped over in a ditch.

McKay was killed while two passengers in the car were injured.

Highway Patrol doesn't believe any other vehicles were involved. They're not sure at this time why McKay's vehicle went off of the road.