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Fatal Collison on US 64 Claims Life of One

Fatal Collison on US 64 Claims Life of One

News
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...
Severe Thunderstorm Leaves Path Of Damage In Randolph County

Severe Thunderstorm Leaves Path Of Damage In Randolph County

Weather
Randolph County Emergency Management reported that yesterday crews responded to 15 calls for trees in the roadway, 11 calls for trees down on power lines.(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)A fallen tree on a home on Old Stagecoach Rd left the homeowner displaced until the American Red Cross could arrive to help (Scott Pelkey/Acme News)An area of trees were flattened from a likely either a micro-burst or strong downburst. (Scott Pelkey / Acme News)A fire fighter with the Franklinville Fire Department was on the scene on Old Stagecoach Rd until after 6 PM blocking off an area with a live line down. (Scott Pelkey / Acme News)Two large tree trunks are all that was left after straight line winds tore off the tops of the tree and throwing them in the roadway. (Scott Pelkey / Acme News)A power pole sits ...