1 dead, another injured in Badin Lake boating accident

Updated:

Loading
STANLY COUNTY, N.C. —

One person was killed and a second was injured during a boating accident on Badin Lake in Stanly County Thursday morning. 

According to officials, the injured person is conscious. Rescue officials did not go into details of the victim's injuries. 

Neighbors said the boat's driver is not known to be reckless.

"I know that guy that drives that boat," Greg Belk said from his home on Beach Rd, "and he don't fly around out here."

Wildlife officers have not released the names of the men involved in the crash, nor said what caused it.