Young Boy Killed in Columbus County Car Crash

MAY 29, 2006 -- A young boy was killed in an accident in Columbus County Monday.

The wreck happened just after 11:00 Monday morning on Highway 74/76. Officials say Joel McPike of Mooresville, North Carolina lost control of his car, causing it to flip several times.

His son, 9-year-old Joseph, was killed instantly. Authorities say they were both wearing seatbelts.