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Man Dies In Four-Wheeler Crash In Watauga County

A Boone man was killed in a weekend crash involving a four-wheeler in Watauga County. The deceased is 38-year-old Carl Scott Norris.

On Saturday (July 6) at approximately 11:00 p.m., the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to Briarwood Lane near Big Hill Road. A Suzuki four-wheeler was traveling west on Briarwood Lane and struck a deer in the roadway. The collision caused the driver to lose control and overturn.

The driver, Carl Scott Norris, was ejected from the four-wheeler and passed away as a result of his injuries at the scene. Norris was not wearing a helmet. During the on-scene investigation, Briarwood Lane Road was closed in the area for approximately two hours. The initial investigation indicates speed and alcohol were not contributing circumstances in the collision.