BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. — A volunteer firefighter died as a result of injuries he sustained during a violent boat accident on Saturday in Brunswick County.
Family members confirmed to WECT that teenager Daniel Gralak passed away in the hospital.
Officials say another passenger was critically injured when their jon boat struck a pylon near the west end of Sunset Harbor.
The two men were transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.
Another victim, Dustin Greiner is recovering in the I.C.U. at the hospital after two surgeries, according to Northwest Volunteer Fire Department Chief Charles Herzig.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is investigating the incident.