BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) – An Oak Island teenager is dead after crashing his car.
It happened on Hwy 133 near Orton Plantation in Brunswick County around 10:30 last night. 18-year old Aaron Michael Burke, Jr. was driving toward Southport when his camaro crossed the center line, ran off the road and hit a tree.
Emergency crews airlifted him to New Hanover Regional Medical Center, where he later died. Troopers say speeding and alcohol did not play a role in the accident.