A Mount Olive man and a 5-year-old girl died after a vehicle hit the tractor they were riding Friday near Mount Olive, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol said.
Terry Glenn Lee, 48, died at the scene. 5-year-old Kelsey Renee Davidson was transported to the hospital where she died from her injuries.
The Highway Patrol said Lee and the girl were hit from behind just after 9 p.m.
No charges have been filed but an investigation is pending, troopers said.