A man died following a boating accident in Harris, North Carolina (NC), after the person operating the watercraft  took a sharp turn and crashed into an embankment, According to WCNC, the passenger, a 48- year-old native of Tennessee (TN), was thrown from the boat and died as a result of his injuries.

The boat’s operator went to Stanly Regional Medical Center after suffering minor injuries. Police are investigating the cause of the fatal crash.

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Our deepest sympathies go out to the victim’s family. When they have recovered somewhat the shock and grief of this sudden loss, the victim’s family should consider contacting a boat accident injury lawyer in North Carolina to discuss their legal options. While too little information is currently available to know whether the persn steering the boat was negligent r reckless, if the investigation turns up evidence of this, the boat operator could be liabile for casuing the passenger’s death.

To learn more about the claims process associated with boat accidents, take a moment to read this in-depth guide. PA