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One Killed in Asheboro Motorcycle Crash

One Killed in Asheboro Motorcycle Crash

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Photo provided by Charity Perkins via Facebook ASHEBORO N.C. - One person was killed, and another charged, in connection with a fatal motorcycle crash in Asheboro on Saturday. At around 2pm on Saturday June 10th, 2023, emergency crews responded to a report of a 2-vehicle crash in front of the McDonalds at 1436 N Fayetteville St, in Asheboro, N.C. According to an accident report by the Asheboro Police Department, Ashley Renee Phillips was attempting to make a left hand turn out of the parking lot of McDonalds onto N Fayetteville St (US 220 Bus) but failed to yield for an oncoming motorcycle. That on-coming motorcycle struck the front left quarter panel with its front end resulting in the driver and passenger of the motorcycle being thrown from the vehicle. According to Randol...
Head On Collision Claims the Life of Franklinville Resident [UPDATED]

Head On Collision Claims the Life of Franklinville Resident [UPDATED]

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THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN UPDATED Click here or scroll down to see the most recent update. FRANKLINVILLE N.C. - A head on collision on US 64 claimed the life of a Franklinville resident on Wednesday afternoon. Just after 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10th, 2023, emergency crews responded to a vehicle crash on US 64 near Iron Mountain Road. According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, Wanda Cox Allred, 74, of Franklinville, N.C., was traveling west on US 64 operating a 2019 Honda CR-V when a driver of a 2006 Mercedes Benz crossed the centerline, striking her vehicle head-on. Allred died on-scene. The driver of the Mercedes Benz suffered serious life-threatening injuries and was transported to Moses H. Cone Hospital in Greensboro. The name of that driver is being withheld at this...
One Killed, One Sereiously Injured in Vehicle Crash that Closed Hwy 134

One Killed, One Sereiously Injured in Vehicle Crash that Closed Hwy 134

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Photo Credit - Alex Perdue ASHEBORO N.C. - Officials say a driver was killed in a vehicle crash Monday morning that closed Hwy 134 for several hours. At 11:20 a.m. on Monday, March 6th, 2023, the State Highway Patrol responded to the report of a crash that occurred on NC 134 at Center Cross Church Road. Troopers say 58-year-old Balvantbh Thakorbhai Patel, of McLeansville, N.C., was traveling west on Center Cross Church Road in a 2021 Toyota Highlander. Patel failed to stop at the intersection at NC134 and was struck by a truck-tractor, pulling a semi-trailer. Patel died on-scene. A front seat passenger in Patel’s vehicle sustained serious life-threatening injuries and was flown from the scene by AirCare to UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. The driver of the tractor-trailer was unin...
Pedestrian Killed in Early Morning Crash

Pedestrian Killed in Early Morning Crash

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ASHEBORO N.C. – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a driver attempting to pass another car early this morning. According to a press release from the N.C. Highway Patrol, at 5:38 am, On Monday, February 6th, 2023, Troopers responded to a crash that occurred on Prospect Street near Turnpike Road in Randolph County. Troopers say that Dredrick Shavonte Cooper, 32, of Thomasville, N.C., was traveling north on Prospect Street operating a 2000 Lincoln LS passenger vehicle. Joseph Kennth Rowbottom, 49, of Archdale, N.C., was a pedestrian walking north on the southbound shoulder of Prospect Street. Cooper attempted to pass a vehicle traveling in the same direction, traveled off the roadway to the left and struck Rowbottom. Rowbottom died on-scene. Cooper was uninjured in the cr...
Pedestrian Struck in Fatal Accident in Randleman

Pedestrian Struck in Fatal Accident in Randleman

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ASHEBORO N.C. - An elderly pedestrian walking along US 220 in Randleman last night when he was fatally struck by a vehicle in an accident. According to a press release from the NC State Highway Patrol, at 10:07 pm on Thursday, December 15th, 2022, troopers responded to the report of a crash that occurred on US 220 Business near New Salem Road in Randolph County. Glenn Chriscoe, 83, of Randleman, NC, was traveling as a pedestrian, north on US 220 Business. A driver was traveling north on US 220 Business in a 2016 Nissan Altima. That driver struck Chriscoe in the roadway. Chriscoe died on-scene, the driver was uninjured during the collision. Investigators noted that Chriscoe was wearing dark clothing, without any available reflective markings, and walking in the travel lane of US ...
Pedestrian Struck in Fatal Randleman Accident

Pedestrian Struck in Fatal Randleman Accident

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ASHEBORO N.C. - A vehicle accident yesterday evening in Randleman on US 220 Business left one dead. On December 11, 2022, at approximately 6:24 p.m., officers with the Randleman Police Department responded to a vehicle accident involving a pedestrian on US 220 Business N near Sibbett Street. The pedestrian, Christopher Dale Hicks, 38, of Randleman, was struck by a 2014 Honda CR-V. According to a press release from the Randleman Police Department, the driver was traveling south on US 220 Business when Hicks walked into the roadway and was struck by Dobbins’ vehicle. Hicks was pronounced dead at the scene. No Charges will be filed.
Asheboro Man Killed In Single Vehicle Accident

Asheboro Man Killed In Single Vehicle Accident

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ASHEBORO N.C. - An Asheboro man was killed in a fiery single vehicle accident overnight according to the NC Highway Patrol. At 10:10 p.m. on Thursday, July 7th, 2022, the State Highway Patrol responded to the report of a crash that occurred on Bell Simmons Road near US 220 Business in Randolph County. According to Master Trooper Brian Martin, Troop D Public Information Officer, 69-year-old Michael Ray Cranford of Asheboro, N.C., was traveling west on Bell Simmons Road in a 2001 Mitsubishi Montero SUV. Cranford traveled off the road to the left and struck a tree when Cranford’s vehicle caught fire. Cranford was unrestrained and ejected during the collision and later died on scene. Bell Simmons Road near US 220 Business was closed for approximately one (1) hour during th...
Person Killed After Falling Off Bridge On HWY 421 Overnight

Person Killed After Falling Off Bridge On HWY 421 Overnight

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fotosr52 / Adobe Stock ASHEBORO NC - This evening we learned the details of the fatal incident that closed US 421 for several hours overnight. Randolph County 911 says on July 20th, 2021 at 10:23 PM they received the first call about the incident on US Hwy 421 at Exit NC 49 and dispatched fire and EMS units to the scene The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office was also dispatched, and NC State Highway Patrol (NCSHP)was notified. The North Carolina Dept of Transportation closed both lanes of US HWY 421 at 12:35 PM as the Sheriff’s Office Patrol and Criminal Investigations Division Detectives along with the NCSHP began the investigation. In a statement released this afternoon, the Sherriff's office says it appeared that the victim had parked their vehicle at the bridge near the over...
Trinity Man Dies After Being Struck On Hwy 62

Trinity Man Dies After Being Struck On Hwy 62

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ASHEBORO NC - A Trinity man was struck and killed on Hwy 62 Monday. According to the NC Highway Patrol at 10:23 AM on Monday, March 15th, 2021, Troopers responded to the report of a crash on N.C. Highway 62 near Colonial Circle in Trinity. Tyler Lee Gray, 30, of Trinity NC, had parked his 2007 Honda pickup towing a utility trailer on the westbound shoulder of Hwy 62, partially in the roadway. Gray and was outside of his vehicle. Lawrence Edward Walker, 80, of North Myrtle Beach, S.C., was traveling west in a 2019 Ford SUV. When Walker attempted to pass Gray he was forced to swerve back into the westbound lane due to an oncoming eastbound vehicle and collided with Gray. Gray died at the scene. Walker was not injured, and charges are pending.