2 dead after ATV goes down steep embankment during crash in NC

North Carolina News
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CANTON, N.C. (WSPA) — Two people have died following an ATV crash in Canton, North Carolina on Saturday morning.

According to Center Pigeon Fire Chief Johnny Pless, the incident happened around 9:23 a.m. roughly two to three miles up the mountainside from Old Henson Cove Road in Canton.

Chief Pless said the ATV went off of a roadway and down a steep embankment.

Two people died as a result.

The identities of the deceased have not yet been released.

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