PASQUOTANK COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — An Elizabeth City teenager was killed Monday morning after crashing off Berea Church Road in Pasquotank County.
North Carolina Highway Patrol said 16-year-old Logan Grubb was driving a pickup truck west on Berea Church Road, near Main Street, when he ran off the road, over-corrected and hit a tree. The truck ended up in a swamp.
Highway patrol said Grubb was pronounced dead at the scene.
Grubb, who was the sole occupant, was wearing a seat belt. It was not immediately known whether alcohol or drugs were factors in the crash.
A spokesperson with Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools confirmed Grubb went to Pasquotank County High School, and was a member of the school’s football team.
The school district said it would provide additional counselors and support staff for students and staff as needed.