One dead after weekend boating accident in Carolina Beach

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)– North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission has confirmed one man is dead after a boat overturned on Saturday afternoon in Carolina Beach.

According to Ofc. Fred Gorchess the victim, Ronnie Loftis was from Carolina Beach and the surviving victim, Ronald Savoy of Wilmington, is out of the hospital. He did not have their ages readily available.

Gorchess said the agency is still investigating the incident and more information could be released later on this afternoon.

Stay with WWAY for more on this developing story.

(Photos of Ronnie Loftis courtesy of Facebook)

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