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Asheboro man arrested in connection with fatal hit & run on I-73

Asheboro man arrested in connection with fatal hit & run on I-73

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ASHEBORO — An Asheboro man has been charged and arrested in connection with a fatal hit and run earlier this month on I-73 near Greensboro. Around 7:30 a.m. on April 17th, 2024, the State Highway Patrol responded to a crash on I-73 south, near West Steeple Chase Road in Guilford County. According to the Highway Patrol, 55-year-old Clyde Strickland, of Raeford, N.C. was walking south on I-73 when he was struck by a vehicle. On Monday, April 22nd, the Highway Patrol was notified by medical staff that Strickland had succumbed to injuries. Following the crash the NC Highway Patrol sent out a press release to local media outlets asking for information to identify the vehicle and/or driver. On April 27th, investigators said they had located the vehicle they believed was involved in the...
Highway Patrol searching for suspect in fatal hit & run

Highway Patrol searching for suspect in fatal hit & run

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ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Highway Patrol is searching for a suspect involved in a fatal hit and run last week. Around 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday April 17th, 2024, the State Highway Patrol responded to the report of a crash that occurred on I-73 south, near West Steeple Chase Road in Guilford County. According to a press release from the NC Highway Patrol, 55-year-old Clyde Strickland, of Raeford, N.C. was walking south on I-73 when he was struck by a vehicle. Strickland received serious life-threatening injuries and was transported to Moses H. Cone Hospital in Greensboro. On Monday, April 22nd, the Highway Patrol was notified by medical staff that Strickland had succumbed to injuries. The suspect vehicle was identified as a white Audi A3 with a missing driver’s side mirror...
Suspect Arrested After Asheboro Hit & Run Accident

Suspect Arrested After Asheboro Hit & Run Accident

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Credit - Westside Fire & Rescue (via Facebook) ASHEBORO N.C. - A suspect has been arrested in connection with the hit and run accident last week in Asheboro that left one person with serious injuries. On Wednesday, March 13th, 2024, Troopers with the NC Highway Patrol responded to a crash on US 64 near Westbury Drive. Investigators say that a black 2017 Lexus RX 350 SUV passed a 2016 Toyota in a turning lane, resulting in a collision that sent the Toyota off the roadway to the right, striking an embankment, and a tree. The Lexus SUV fled the scene. The 38-year-old female driver of the Toyota was transported to Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital for serious injuries. Following the crash, authorities asked for help from the public identifying the suspect vehicle and its drive...
Authorities Searching for Hit & Run Suspect

Authorities Searching for Hit & Run Suspect

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ASHEBORO N.C. – Authorities are searching for a suspect vehicle that fled the scene after being involved in a collision on US 64 in Randolph County Wednesday evening, leaving another driver seriously injured. According to the N.C. Highway Patrol, at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13th, 2024, troopers responded to the report of a crash that occurred on US 64 near Westbury Drive in Randolph County. Investigators say that a black 2017 Lexus RX 350 SUV traveling east, unlawfully passed a 2016 Toyota passenger car in a turning lane, resulting in a collision that sent the Toyota off the roadway to the right, striking an embankment, and a tree. The Lexus SUV fled the scene. The 38-year-old female driver of the Toyota was transported to Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital for serious injurie...
Sheriff’s Office Seeks Suspect in Asheboro Hit and Run [UPDATED]

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Suspect in Asheboro Hit and Run [UPDATED]

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Lashanda Kay Schwarcbher / Lashonda Kay Hicks (Photo provided by RCSO) ARTICLE UPDATEDClick here to see the latest update ASHEBORO N.C. – The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help locating a suspect facing felony charges in connection with a hit and run accident early this morning in Asheboro. According to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office, just after 4 a.m. on February 16th, 2024, deputies responded to Oakland Ave., Asheboro, for a reported hit-and-run involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. The male victim was located unresponsive on the ground and the driver of the vehicle had fled the area. EMS responded and the victim was airlifted to an area hospital. As of the time of publication, his current condition is unknown. Following the initial investigati...
Authorities Searching for Hit and Run Suspect in Deadly Collision (Updated)

Authorities Searching for Hit and Run Suspect in Deadly Collision (Updated)

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ARTICLE UPDATEDClick here to go to the latest update https://youtu.be/3uImhTygHAs Video provided by NC SHP LIBERTY N.C. – The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is asking for help searching for a suspect vehicle that was involved in a fatal hit-and-run earlier today. At 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, January 24th, 2024, Troopers with the State Highway Patrol responded to the report of a crash that occurred on County Line Road near Oak Tree Lane north-east of the town of Liberty in Alamance County. According to a press release, Darrin Alston Swann, 19, of Liberty, N.C. was traveling south on County Line Road when a vehicle traveling north sideswiped his vehicle. Swann traveled off the roadway to the left and struck a ditch. Swann was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigator...
Asheboro Police Seeking Driver Who Hit Pedestrian & Fled Scene [UPDATED]

Asheboro Police Seeking Driver Who Hit Pedestrian & Fled Scene [UPDATED]

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[Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN UPDATEDClick Here or scroll down to see the latest update ASHEBORO N.C. - Asheboro Police are seeking help from the public to identify the driver of a vehicle who allegedly struck a pedestrian crossing the street downtown and fled the scene yesterday evening. At around 6 p.m. on Aug 23rd, 2023, emergency crews were called to 23 S Fayetteville St, in Asheboro for a pedestrian that was struck by a vehicle. Crews arrived to find a pedestrian lying in the crosswalk near the Magnolia 23 restaurant with witnesses in the roadway trying to assist him. According to several of those witnesses, the vehicle that struck the man made a left from S Fayetteville St on to Sunset Ave and fled the scene. The victim was transpor...
Teen Driver Charged with Hit & Run after Crashing into Randleman Wendy’s

Teen Driver Charged with Hit & Run after Crashing into Randleman Wendy’s

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All photos credit - Scott Pelkey | North State Journal ASHEBORO N.C. - A teen driver was charged with hit and run after crashing into the Randleman Wendy's Tuesday afternoon. On April 25th, 2023, at around 3:30 pm, Randleman Fire Department and Randolph County EMS were dispatched to the Wendy's located at 1029 High Point St, in Randleman for a report of a vehicle that had crashed into the building. According to an accident report from the Randleman police department, the driver was attempting to park in front of the restaurant when she accelerated running over the curb and sidewalk and striking the building before driving off. Police say the driver later returned to the scene and was charged with hit and run and violations of their learner's permit. No one was i...
Driver Charged with Hit & Run after Striking Power Pole

Driver Charged with Hit & Run after Striking Power Pole

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ASHEBORO N.C. - A driver has been charged in connection with a hit and run accident after police say he struck a power pole and left the scene late last year. On December 26th, 2022, just before 3 AM an Officer with the Asheboro Police Department responded to South Park Street at West Kivett Street in reference to a report of a hit and run. When police arrived, they found a power pole at the corner of the intersection snapped in several pieces. The vehicle was still at the scene and when police ran the license plate on the vehicle through a database it came back as stolen from Ravenwood Drive in Asheboro. Officers located two occupants walking away from the scene and through speaking with them were able to identify the driver as Bobby Ray Wood.  An Officer with...
Driver Charged After Hitting 2 Signs and a Convenience Store Last Week

Driver Charged After Hitting 2 Signs and a Convenience Store Last Week

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ASHEBORO N.C. - A driver is facing a laundry list of charges after police say they found her barely breathing behind the wheel of an SUV last week, after she struck 2 street signs and part of a convenience store on Sunset Ave. According to police reports from the Asheboro Police Department on Wednesday July 13th just before 3:30am, officers responded to 509 Sunset Ave in Asheboro for a report of a suspicious vehicle. When officers arrived they say they located a gray SUV running, with its lights next to a dumpster in a grassy area next the the Quik Chek. Officers noted seeing a pillar from the front awning of the business that had been hit and knocked over by the vehicle. Video shared to Facebook shows the moment of impact. https://youtu.be/G91uXg_JRXA Police say when ...