By Matt McGregor
Staff Writer 

Charges Filed After Fatal Accident On Earthshine Property – Lake Toxaway NC

 

October 3, 2016



A 34-year-old has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after a fatal accident Aug. 27 involving a utility task vehicle (UTV) on the Earthshine Discovery Center property in Lake Toxaway.

Celena Faith Barclay, an Earthshine Discover Center employee, allegedly drove the center’s UTV without permission and while intoxicated, according to Deputy Chief Eddie Gunter with the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office.

At some point, the UTV rolled over on a passenger, 71-year-old William Hobgood, and he died from injuries related to the accident, according to Gunter.

Barclay turned herself...



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