Riegelwood Car Crash Death of Dennis Emmett Carver – Obituary
63-year-old Dennis Emmett Carver of Riegelwood has died in a fatal N.C. 87 car crash that occurred in Columbus County on Monday, August 23, 2021. Police say Carver was westbound on the highway when, in the area of Narrow Gap Road, he lost control of the vehicle and veered into eastbound lanes.
He crashed head-on with an eastbound log truck and sustained serious injuries in the process. Carver was pronounced dead on the scene from blunt force trauma.
The driver of the log truck was left with injuries not yet revealed. He was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center where his condition remains unknown.
Police say no one else was injured in the accident.