No charges after 12-year-old boy killed in Harnett County ATV accident

BROADWAY, N.C. (WNCN) – A 12-year-old boy was killed Thursday in a Harnett County ATV accident.

Benjamin D. Stafford was riding the vehicle earlier Thursday and did not return home.

His father found him near a creek off McNeill Road in Broadway, officials said.

Stafford was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, the Highway Patrol said.

“Our hearts go out to

Stafford was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities said he was not wearing a helmet.

No charges will be filed.

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