Fire Chief: 2 dead in ATV crash in Western NC

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CANTON, N.C. (WSPA) – Two people have died following an ATV crash in Canton, North Carolina Saturday morning.

According to Center Pigeon Fire Chief Johnny Pless, the incident occurred around 9:23 a.m. roughly two to three miles up the mountain side from Old Henson Cove Rd. in Canton, N.C.

Chief Pless said the ATV went off of a roadway and down a steep embankment. Two people died as a result.

The identities of the deceased have not yet been released.

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