Highway Patrol: Teenage bicyclist killed in Craven County collision

CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – A teenager on a bicycle was hit and killed in Craven County late Sunday night.

Troopers say the crash happened at the intersection of Highway 43 and Spring Garden Road at around 9 p.m.

The Highway Patrol said the cyclist, 17-year-old Bobby Gatto, was traveling south along Highway 43 wearing dark clothing and no helmet when he was struck by an SUV.

Gatto, who lived about three miles away, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers said no charges would be filed against the driver of the SUV.

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