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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...
Asheboro Police Confirm Officer Involved in Crash with Child [UPDATED]

Asheboro Police Confirm Officer Involved in Crash with Child [UPDATED]

Breaking News
THIS ARTICLE COVERS BREAKING NEWS AND HAS BEEN UPDATED Click Here or scroll down to see the most recent update. ASHEBORO N.C. - Tonight, the Asheboro Police Department has confirmed an officer was involved in a vehicular crash involving a juvenile earlier this weekend. The crash is being investigated by the NCSHP and no further details are available currently. We are still reaching out to officials for more information and will update this article as more information is made available. UPDATE (5/8/23 1:45 PM) - Today we are learning about a vehicle accident involving a child and an APD officer that occurred over the weekend.  According to information obtained by Randolph News Now on the evening of May 6th an Asheboro Police Officer struck a child crossing the road...
Pedestrian Struck in Fatal Accident in Randleman

Pedestrian Struck in Fatal Accident in Randleman

News
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 ...
“Booze It & Lose It” Holiday Enforcement Campaign Started Yesterday

“Booze It & Lose It” Holiday Enforcement Campaign Started Yesterday

Traffic & Roads
Law enforcement officers are increasing patrols to crack down on impaired driving, as part of the "Booze It & Lose It" holiday enforcement effort. So far this year, 432 people have been killed in North Carolina in impaired driving crashes. (Photo provided by NC DOT) RALEIGH N.C. (NCDOT) – Law enforcement officers are stepping up patrols as part of the statewide “Booze It & Lose It” holiday enforcement effort that starts today and concludes Jan. 2. “If you’re out celebrating this holiday season, make sure you have a sober ride home,” said Mark Ezzell, director of the North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program, or NCGHSP. “If you drive under the influence, you have a lot to lose. Not only could you kill yourself or someone else, but you could face thousands of dollars in co...
Christmas Wreath Led To Accident / Delays Last Weekend

Christmas Wreath Led To Accident / Delays Last Weekend

Traffic & Roads
(Scott Pelkey / Acme News) ASHEBORO NC - Today we learned that a Christmas wreath was likely to blame for 3 car accident on I-73/74 that shutdown the highway last weekend, causing congestion on US 220 from Randleman to Asheboro. According to a report by the North Carolina Highway Patrol all three vehicles involved were traveling northbound on I-73. The driver of the lead vehicle slowed down, due to a Christmas wreath in the roadway. The car behind failed to reduce speed and collided with rear passenger side of the first car. The collision spun the lead car into the left lane. A third driver swerved off the roadway to avoid crashing into lead car. The highway was shutdown as Troopers with the Highway Patrol investigated the accident. All traffic was detoured onto Pineview St. The...
Person Killed After Falling Off Bridge On HWY 421 Overnight

Person Killed After Falling Off Bridge On HWY 421 Overnight

News
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...
Local Man Arrested After Running His Ex Off The Road

Local Man Arrested After Running His Ex Off The Road

Crime
ASHEBORO NC – A local man is facing felony charges after crashing a car into his ex's car several times and fleeing the scene.The Randolph County Sheriff's Office says on July 11th, 2021, they were asked by Troopers with the North Carolina Highway Patrol to respond to the area of Old Farmer Road and Oakgrove Road, in Asheboro. Troopers were on the scene of an accident/hit-and-run that had occurred earlier during a domestic confrontation. Police say they discovered that the victim’s vehicle had been intentionally struck by a former romantic partner which caused the victim to crash. The suspect had fled the scene but was identified as Tiron Dyson McDonald according to reports. Tiron Dyson McDonald Deputies located McDonald’s vehicle used in the assault but McDonald was not located. Th...
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...