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Ashe County Wreck Report

June 4, 2014

The following are collision reports posted by the North Carolina Highway Patrol in Ashe County the week of May 19.


The reports are public record.


May 19:


AEV Parking Lot


A two-car impact occurred at the parking lot of AEV at 4:39 p.m. on May 19.


According to the narrative, Patricia Debord, of Troutdale, Va., was backing out of her parking space at the ambulance manufacturer when she backed into another vehicle.


The car, a 1996 Ford bellowing to Matthew Grogan, of Fleetwood had estimated damages of $1,000, but was rendered drivable. Debord’s vehicle, a 2002 Dodge, had $200 in damages and was also rendered drivable.


Debord was cited for improper backing.


N.C. 88


A one car wreck occurred on N.C. 88, west of Jefferson at 10:29 p.m. on May 19.


According to the narrative, Carolyn McGlamery, of West Jefferson, was traveling west on N.C. 88 and was attempting to turn when she struck a guardrail.


McGlamery’s vehicle, a 2003 Dodge, had estimated damages of $1,500 but was rendered drivable.


McGlamery was cited for a safe movement violation.


May 22:


A vehicle crashed into a telephone line on U.S. 221 near West Jefferson at 6:25 a.m. on May 22.


According to the narrative, Angela Gouge, of Lansing, was traveling south on U.S. 221 when she struck the line in the roadway. Following the collision, Gouge pulled to the shoulder of U.S. 221.


Gouge’s 2012 Dodge was rendered drivable and had an estimated $1,000 in damages.


No citations were issued.


May 23:


N.C. 194


A two-car collision occurred on N.C. 194 near Pounding Mill Road near Warrensville at 8:07 a.m. on May 23.


According to the narrative, John Thomas Ball, of Grassy Creek and Donald Clark, of Lansing, were traveling south on N.C. 194, when Clark was slowing to make a right turn. Ball failed to reduce speed and struck Clark.


Both vehicles were rendered not drivable but no injuries were reported. Ball’s 2006 Ford and Clark’s 2000 GMC both had $2,000 in estimated damages.


Ball was cited with failure to reduce speed.


N.C. 88


A four-car wreck occurred on N.C. 88 near Mace Dollar Road, near West Jefferson at 4:05 p.m. on May 23.


According to the narrative, Jorge Sanchez, of Warrensville, and Monica Norris, of Warrensville had stopped for traffic when Mariah Martin, of West Jefferson, crashed into Sanchez’s vehicle. From that wreck, Sanchez’s vehicle crashed into Norris’s vehicle, who crashed into a fourth vehicle.


According to the narrative, the fourth vehicle left the scene after the impact.


There were no injuries, and all vehicles, except for Martin’s were rendered as drivable. Martin’s 2002 Ford had $1,000 in damages. Sanchez’s 2005 Chrysler had $2,000 in estimated damages and Norris’s 2005 Pontiac had an estimated $1,000 in damages.


Martin was cited for failure to reduce speed.


May 24:


A one car crash occurred on Big Laurel Road near Creston at midnight on May 24.


According to the narrative, Sierra Osborne, of Creston, was traveling north when she ran off the road, struck an embankment and overturned.


There were no injuries, but Osborne’s 2003 Volkswagen was rendered not drivable. The estimated damages were $2,500.


No citations were issued.


May 25:


An animal collision occurred on N.C. 16 at 8:08 a.m. on May 25.


According to the narrative, Janet Church, of Millers Creek, was traveling south on the road when a deer entered the road in front of Church.


Church’s 2005 Toyota was rendered drivable, but had $2,500 in damages.


No citations were issued.