Leland woman dies from ATV accident

Posted by Debra Worley - email

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A young Leland woman died after as a result of an accident involving an ATV and an accused drunk driver.

According to authorities, 28-year-old Lorelei S. Desilva was flown to New Hanover Regional Medical Center Sunday night and died from injuries early Monday.

The wreck happened on C.C. Road, which is about 12 miles southwest of Leland.

Desilva, who was not wearing a helmet, was riding on the back of an ATV when it crashed into a 2001 Honda Sedan.

The driver of the Honda has been charged with a DWI.

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