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.
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.