On the night of January 17, a 7-year-old boy suffered fatal personal injuries in a single-vehicle crash on Palestine Road near Linden.
According to North Carolina Highway Patrol Sgt. T.T. Coleman, the crash occurred at approximately 9 p.m. The boy’s name has yet to be released.
A 22-year-old man, who was also in the vehicle, received transport to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center for chest pains, according to Coleman.