Student killed in Friday crash

By: Staff report

A two-vehicle crash took the life of a 16-year-old East Bladen High student early Friday morning, according to a report by the N.C. State Highway Patrol.

Jared Allen of East Arcadia was reportedly heading to school when his car hit a dump truck on N.C. 87 at about 7:30 a.m.

The investigation is continuing, but texting could have been a factor in the accident.

Staff report