On the night of November 30, a 16-year-old boy suffered fatal personal injuries after being thrown from a car on N.C. 87 in Spring Lake after a collision with another vehicle.
According to a Fort Bragg spokeswoman, the crash occurred at 6:45 p.m. at the intersection of N.C. 87 and Nursery Road.
The crash was investigated by military police. The intersection is off post, but the military reservation property is adjacent to the highway.
The spokeswoman said that the names of the drivers in the crash were not yet made available.
Tyler Wilber, no address given, was a rear-seat passenger in a car that was struck by another vehicle as it was performing a U-turn on the highway, according to the spokeswoman.
The impact caused the vehicle Wilber was a passenger in to collide with another vehicle that had stopped for a red light, according to the spokeswoman. That impact ejected Wilber from the vehicle and he landed on top of another vehicle that had stopped at the intersection.
Bystanders performed CPR on Wilber until emergency personnel arrived to transport him to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
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