Carter Payne, ex-Shadow Mountain soccer player, killed in hit-and-run

Carter Payne, Tormenta FC

Carter Payne, a 2019 Phoenix Shadow Mountain High School graduate who went on to engage in two yrs of soccer at Michigan just before heading to a level of the USL, was killed in a hit-and-operate in Statesboro, Georgia, early Saturday.

According to Statesboro law enforcement, Payne, 21, was riding a Lime electric powered scooter when he was struck by a vehicle. The driver then fled the scene. Payne was flown to a hospital in Savannah, Ga., wherever he died from his injuries.

Just after paying his sophomore yr participating in for Shadow Mountain’s varsity staff, Payne commenced taking part in for the Barcelona Residency Academy in Casa Grande.

“We are devastated by the tragic reduction of one of our possess, Barca alum, Carter Payne,” the academy wrote in a statement Sunday. “Carter was an remarkable brother, teammate, and student-athlete who will be sorely skipped. We mail our really like and assist to Carter’s household and mates through this incredibly hard time.”