A Pinehurst Resort maintenance worker is dead after his golf cart collided with a vehicle Thursday afternoon. The accident happened at the cart crossing on Morganton Road just before the intersection with Hwy 5 around 1:30 p.m.

The victim has been identified as Tim Cole, a long time employee of Pinehurst Resort and Country Club.

Due to the severity of his injuries, a medivac helicopter landed at the Pinehurst Harness track and airlifted the man to a trauma center. He died a short time later.

“The driver of the SUV was not charged with any violations,” said Pinehurst Police Captain Ray Evans.

Morganton Road was completely shut down for an extended period of time due to the accident.

Responding to the scene were Pinehurst Fire & Rescue, Moore County EMS, and Pinehurst Police Department.


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