Hubert man killed, 3-year-old daughter injured in Carteret County crash

CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – An Onslow County man was killed while his 3-year-old daughter was injured in a crash this afternoon on an Eastern Carolina highway.

The Highway Patrol says the two-vehicle crash happened around 1:15 p.m. on Highway 58, just north of Highway 24 outside of Cape Carteret.

Troopers say Christopher Tyler was heading north on the highway when his SUV crossed the centerline and collided head-on with a pickup truck.

The 42-year-old man died at the scene, while his daughter was flown to Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune.

Troopers say the other driver, 57-year-old Lunaas Lanier, of Stella, was airlifted to ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville.