Good Samaritan dies in boating accident

Good Samaritan dies in boating accident

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - A Wilmington man died in what officials called a “tragic accident” on a boat Monday near Trails End Park.

According to Clayton Ludwick with N.C. Wildlife, Brian Christopher Wren was fatally injured by equipment while he was a passenger on a boat.

Ludwick said another boat had gotten stuck on a sandbar between Carolina Beach Inlet and Trails End Park.

Wren was riding in a boat which was attempting to help free the struck vessel at the time of the accident.

Ludwick said no charges will be filed.

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