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Highway Patrol searching for suspect in fatal hit & run

Highway Patrol searching for suspect in fatal hit & run

News
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...
TRAFFIC ALERT – I-73 Near Randleman for Monday

TRAFFIC ALERT – I-73 Near Randleman for Monday

Traffic & Roads
(photo / map from NCDOT TIMS website) RANDLEMAN N.C. - The North Carolina Department of Transportation has issued a traffic alert for Monday March 4th, 2024, on I-73 near Randleman. On Monday March 4th, 2024, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., NC DOT will be closing the right lane at mile markers 84 and 83, located just north of the W Academy Street exit for road work. High impacts to traffic are epected durring this time. You can track this incident on the NCDOT's DriveNC website.
Pedestrian Struck and Killed on I-73 Identified by SHP

Pedestrian Struck and Killed on I-73 Identified by SHP

News
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...
Traffic Alert – Backup On I-73 NB (Spero Rd)

Traffic Alert – Backup On I-73 NB (Spero Rd)

Traffic & Roads
Credit PJ Ward-Brown / North State Journal ASHEBORO N.C. - A traffic back-up up on I-73 NB near the Spero Rd exit north of Asheboro is the result of Troopers with the Highway Patrol's Collision Reconstruction Unit who are on-scene investigating the fatal accident that killed 2 children earlier this week. According to Master Trooper Brian Martin, Troop D Public Information Officer with the Highway Patrol, the Collision Reconstruction Unit is on-scene investigating a previous fatal collision and requested assistance from the fire department to shut down the exit ramp (not the interstate) so that they could map the scene with a drone. At the time this article is published Google Maps live traffic shows the backup is clearing with congestion starting at Vision Dr and clearing up jus...
10 Vehicles Involved In 3 Related Accidents On I-73

10 Vehicles Involved In 3 Related Accidents On I-73

Traffic & Roads
ASHEBORO NC - A total of ten vehicles were involved in three separate, but related crashes, this morning on I-73 near Vision Drive. According to a press release by the NC Highway Patrol, at 6:19 AM on Monday, March 1st, 2021, troopers responded to I-73 near Vision Drive to a report of multiple vehicle accidents.  According to an official statement, the incident started when Ronald Wheeler, 60, of Albemarle N.C., was traveling north in a 2012 Peterbilt tractor-trailer in the left lane. (Trexler Trucking, Inc. is listed as the registered owner). Deizer Hernandez, 27, of Biscoe N.C., was traveling north in a 2005 Nissan passenger car in the right lane. Wheeler attempted to change lanes and collided with Hernandez. After the impact, Hernandez lost control, traveled off the roadway to th...