FIRST ON 3: Pedestrian hurt in golf cart accident involving Southport city manager
SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) — A woman was taken to the hospital this afternoon after Southport Police say City Manager Kerry McDuffie hit her with his golf cart.
Southport Police Chief Jerry Dove says McDuffie was pulling out of Southport City Hall in his personal golf cart at about 1:30 p.m. when he hit a woman walking down the street. When reached by WWAY, Dove said he was on his way to Dosher Memorial Hospital to talk with the victim, who he said was taken in for X-rays. Dove said McDuffie was not hurt.
Chief Dove said the investigation into what happened continues, and he could not say yet what charges if any McDuffie may face.
McDuffie did not immediately return messages for comment.
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