Shortly before 3:00 pm on April 11, 2013, William Lawrence, a freshman from Belmont, NC was crossing Highway 421 from main campus when he was struck by a charter bus. The driver of the bus told authorities he attempted to stop, but was unable to do so. Lawrence was transported by ambulance to Wake Med hospital in Raleigh where he underwent surgery for his injuries.
Harnett County deputies are still investigating the accident. Relevant updates will be issued as they become available.