An ATV crash near the Lincoln / Catawba County line Monday morning claimed one individual’s life, troopers with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol said.
The victim, whose name has yet to be released, was traveling down Slanting Bridge Road, near Tradewinds Drive in Sherrills Ford, when the crash occurred.
Catawba County troopers said speed contributed to the incident, which happened sometime around 5:30 a.m.
The victim was not wearing a helmet.
Further details on the crash were not available at time of publication.