Pier collapses in Beaufort, dumps 5 women in creek

Woman helped ashore after pier in the background collapsed Wednesday in Beaufort, N.C. (Dylan Ray, Carteret County Times-News)

BEAUFORT, N.C. (WNCN) – A pier at a popular restaurant in Beaufort collapsed and four people splashed into the water, according to local reports.

Woman helped ashore after pier in the background collapsed Wednesday in Beaufort, N.C. (Dylan Ray, Carteret County Times-News)
Woman helped ashore after pier in the background collapsed Wednesday in Beaufort, N.C. (Dylan Ray, Carteret County Times-News)

The Carteret County Times-News reported that five people were pulled from Taylor’s Creek Wednesday night.

Five women were posing for a photo at sunset when the pier collapsed, the newspaper reported. The women were not injured.

The pier is at the Spouter Inn on the water in Beaufort.

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