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Fatal Collison on US 64 Claims Life of One

Fatal Collison on US 64 Claims Life of One

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FRANKLINVILE N.C. - A vehicle accident on Thursday evening on US Hwy 64 near Foxfire Rd claimed the life of one person with a second person being airlifted with life-threatening injuries. Just after 5 pm on Thursday, June 8th, 2023, emergency crews along with Randolph County EMS and Ash-Rand Rescue responded to the report of a crash that occurred on US 64 at Andrew Hunter Road in Randolph County. According to a press release from the N.C. Highway Patrol, the driver of a Toyota Camry and was stopped at a red light at the intersection of US Hwy 64 and Andrew Hunter Road when another driver, in a 2002 Toyota Avalon, failed to reduce speed striking the rear of the Toyota Camry. Troopers identified the driver of the Toyota Avalon, which struck the stopped vehicle, as 74-year-old Claud...
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...
Pedestrian Struck and Killed on I-73 Identified by SHP

Pedestrian Struck and Killed on I-73 Identified by SHP

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ASHEBORO N.C. - A pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle and died on scene on I-73 last Friday has been identified by the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. At 9:36 p.m. on Friday, November 18 th , 2022, the State Highway Patrol responded to the report of a crash that occurred on I-73 southbound near Pineview Road in Randolph County. Nestor Aroldo Oliveros Ramos, 41, of Lexington, N.C., was traveling as a pedestrian west across I-73 when he was struck by an SUV traveling south. The driver was unable to avoid the pedestrian and Ramos died on scene. Investigators believe that Ramos was under the influence of alcohol when he was struck. Both southbound lanes of I-73 near Pineview Road were closed for nearly three (3) hours during the investigation. Troopers cleared the scene a...
One Killed, Three Seriously Injured After Head-On Crash in Trinity

One Killed, Three Seriously Injured After Head-On Crash in Trinity

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ASHEBORO N.C. - A fatal head-on crash on Finch Farm Road in Trinity last night claimed the life of an 18-year-old and sent three others to the hospital with serious injuries. At 9:10 p.m. on Monday, August 29th, 2022, the State Highway Patrol responded to the report of a crash that occurred on Finch Farm Road near Saddle Club Drive in Randolph County. According to a press release from the North Carolina Highway Patrol, 18-year-old Emily Jane McAllister of Trinity, was traveling north on Finch Farm Road in a 2004 Acura TSX when she traveled left of center and struck a Ford Escape traveling in the opposite direction head-on. McAllister suffered serious life-threatening injuries and was transported to Moses H. Cone hospital in Greensboro. Sidney Brittian Langston, 18, of Trini...
2 Children Killed, Mother Injured In Overnight Crash on I-73

2 Children Killed, Mother Injured In Overnight Crash on I-73

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ASHEBORO N.C. - Two children died, and a their mother was seriously injured overnight in a vehicle crash on I-73, north of Asheboro. Just before 1 a.m, on Monday May 30th 2022, first responders with Westside Fire Department and Randolph County EMS were dispatched to an unknown vehicle accident on I-73/74 northbound, at the Spero Rd exit. As dispatchers gathered more information they learned it was a single vehicle accident with two children severely injured. Dispatchers added an additional 2 ambulances as well as Ash-Rand Rescue, and notified Baptist Air Care. Credit: Michael Billings (Facebook) According to the NC Highway Patrol a female driver of a Cadillac sedan and lost control of the vehicle and hit a highway sign before running off the road and hitting a tree. T...
Man Dies From Injuries From Wednesday Night Crash

Man Dies From Injuries From Wednesday Night Crash

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ASHEBORO N.C. — A driver who was involved in a serious accident in Randolph County Wednesday night died from from his injuries this afternoon. The North Carolina Highway Patrol says at 8:31 p.m. on Wednesday, December 15th, 2021, Troopers responded to a crash on WOW Road near Phillips Road. Forty-Eight year old Christopher Brian Michael from Pine Hall, N.C., was driving south on WOW Road in a when he crossed the center line, traveled off the roadway to the left and overturned. The Highway Patrol says Michael wasn’t wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle during the crash. Michael received serious life-threatening injuries and was airlifted from the scene to UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. WOW Road remained closed for nearly two hours during the investigation. Tonight the S...