Mooresville teen charged with misdemeanor in death of football player


MOORESVILLE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – A 17-year-old student is facing a misdemeanor death by motor vehicle charge in the death of a 15-year-old that occurred at Mooresville High School this month.

WSIC news partner FOX 46 reports Ashton Logan Crooks, 17, of Mooresville, was charged on a criminal summons on Friday, Aug. 16. He was charged in connection with the death of 15-year-old Gavin Sharpe that occurred on Saturday, Aug. 3.

Sharpe reportedly fell from the back of a pickup truck while taking part in a community service project at the high school.

Crooks is scheduled to appear in Iredell County District Court Nov. 8, 2019.

This story first appeared on the website of WSIC news partner FOX 46 Charlotte.