Infant, man killed in NC crash, 2 others critically injured

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BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) – A man and an infant were killed in a wreck Wednesday night in Brunswick County.

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First Sgt. King with the State Highway Patrol said that Johnny Paul Garnett, 23, and a 6-month-old child died as a result of the wreck. King said the two were in the same vehicle.

Two other people were critically injured in the two-vehicle collision.


According to Dave Robinson with the Coastline Volunteer Rescue Squad, the wreck took place at the intersection of Holden Beach Road and Stanbury Road SW at approximately 9:30 p.m.

One person was airlifted to New Hanover Regional Medical Center and two were taken there by ambulance.

A fourth victim was taken to Novant Brunswick Medical Center.

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