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Drowning

Passenger dies in ATV accident

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A man has died after a fatal ATV accident in Ash around 6:20 Friday evening. Full story...
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Police release name of North Topsail Beach drowning victim

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videoNorth Topsail Beach Mayor Dan Tuman said a man in his early 60s died while surfing alone Wednesday afternoon. Full story...
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Child dies after being found in ship pool off NC

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A 4-year-old child has died after being pulled from a swimming pool on a Norwegian Cruise Line ship off the North Carolina coast. Full story...
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Child dies after being found in ship pool off NC

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A 4-year-old child has died after being pulled from a swimming pool on a Norwegian Cruise Line ship off the North Carolina coast. Full story...
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Army paratrooper drowns at White Lake

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videoA paratrooper from Fort Bragg has drowned while swimming in White Lake. White Lake police Sgt. Terry Fell says 21-year-old Pvt. Jordan Miles of Longview, Texas, was swimming with others at the lake last Saturday when he apparently hit his head on a pier. Full story...
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Pender Co. teacher drowned while paddleboarding

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videoA Pender County teacher drowned earlier this week. The Sheriff's Office says the family of Amanda Perkins reported her missing early Thursday morning after she did not come home from paddleboarding along a creek off the Intracoastal Waterway near Hampstead. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police release name of Topsail Beach drowning victim

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videoA Pender County woman is dead after witnesses say she went under in waters up to her neck at Topsail Beach Monday morning. Topsail Beach police say the rescue call for help came in just before noon, but it was already too late to save the swimmer. Full story...
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Friends, family remember drowning victim

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videoA woman drowned while swimming with her lifelong friend in Topsail Beach. Now, friends and family members are trying to make sense of what happened to the former Assistant Town Clerk they knew and loved. Full story...
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Atlanta man recounts almost drowning last week at Ocean Isle Beach

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At this point, I was wearing out fast. I felt hot, my heart rate greatly accelerated, and I was getting really lightheaded. It was getting virtually impossible to even keep afloat. I then noticed how far the current had now pulled us out and I was starting to feel defeated. Full story...
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Drowning victim's memorial service Monday

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A memorial service will be held for the North Carolina judge who drowned while trying to rescue others off a Brunswick County beach. Full story...
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Four drownings this week have Brunswick Co. visitors on alert

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videoAnother drowning in Brunswick County yesterday brings the total this week to four. Randall Joyce drowned at Holden Beach after getting caught in a rip current with his family. The news has many tourists on edge. Full story...
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Swimmer drowns at Holden Beach on 4th of July; high rip risk in Brunswick Co.

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A man is dead after drowning yesterday at Holden Beach. It marks the fourth drowning this week along the Brunswick County coast, as the risk for rip currents remains high. Full story...
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Man drowns after getting caught in rip current with son

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videoThe holiday weekend got off to a deadly start after a man drowned in the waters off Ocean Isle Beach this morning. Full story...
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Family sues Carolina Beach over 2011 drowning

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videoThe family of a teenager who drowned at Carolina Beach two years ago is suing the town and the top emergency workers at the time of his death. Full story...
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Lawyer appears in court for mom charged in drowning of toddler

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videoA lawyer appeared in court Thursday morning on behalf of a Jacksonville mother, charged for the May drowning death of her toddler daughter. The suspect was already sentenced for the drowning of another child almost three years ago. Full story...
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