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Ashe County wreck report

July 15, 2014

The following are collision reports posted by the N.C. Highway Patrol in Ashe County the week of June 30.


The reports are public record.


July 1:


An animal collision occurred on Deep Ford Road near Lansing at 9:10 p.m. on July 1.


According to the narrative, Sosha Mcoy Bare of Lansing was traveling east when she struck a deer on the roadway.


There were no injuries and the vehicle, a 2001 Subaru passenger vehicle was rendered drivable. The vehicle had $2,500 in estimated damages.


No citations were issued.


July 2:


A one-car wreck occurred on U.S. 221 south of West Jefferson at 12:10 a.m. on July 2.


According to the narrative, Alfredo Torres of Boone was traveling south on U.S. 221 and ran off the right side of the roadway, where he struck several trees. Torres left the scene on foot, saying he fell asleep before running off the road.


There were no injuries, but Torres’ vehicle a 1999 Chevrolet SUV, was rendered undrivable and had $8,000 in estimated damage.


Torres was cited with reckless driving, failure to wear a seat belt and failure to report an accident.


July 3:


N.C. 16 (South)


An animal collision occurred on N.C. 16 south of Jefferson at 7:11 a.m. on July 3.


According to the narrative, Christopher Cole of Lansing was traveling south on N.C.16 when a deer entered the roadway and was struck.


There were no injuries, and Cole’s vehicle, a 1996 Toyota pickup was rendered drivable with $2,000 in estimated damage.


No citations were issued.


N.C. 88


A two-car wreck occurred on N.C. 88 near the Alleghany County border at 4:45 p.m. on July 3.


According to the narrative, Cody Bare of Jefferson and Eric Bennett of Laurel Springs were traveling east on N.C. 88 when Bennett slowed and was waiting on traffice to clear to turn into the parking lot of Jerry’s Midway Market. Bare then struck Bennett in the rear.


There were no injuries, but both vehicles, Bare’s 2001 Chevrolet pickup and Bennett’s 1988 Ford pickup, were rendered not drivable. Both trucks had $6,000 in estimated damages.


Bare was cited for failure to reduce speed.


N.C. 16 (North)


An animal collision occurred on N.C. 16 near the intersection of John Halsey Road in Grassy Creek at 9:45 p.m. on July 3.


According to the narrative, Sherry Scott, of Mouth of Wilson, Virginia, was traveling south on N.C. 16 when she struck a deer attempting to cross the roadway.


There were no injuries, and her car, a 2008 Chevrolet had $4,500 in estimated damages. The car was still drivable.


No citations were issued.


July 4:


N.C. 16


A two-vehicle wreck occurred on N.C. 16 near the intersection of Old Wilkesboro Road at 9:24 a.m. on July 4.


According to the narrative, Shylla Lackey of Mooresville and Terry Miller of West Jefferson were traveling north on N.C. 16, when Miller attempted to pass Lackey on the left. Lackey attempted to make a left turn and struck Miller.


Following the collision, Miller’s vehicle traveled off the roadway and down an embankment, where it overturned and struck a gate.


Ashe Medics arrived and two people were taken to Ashe Memorial Hospital.


Lackey’s vehicle, a 2013 Honda SUV was rendered not drivable and had $3,000 in estimated damages. Miller’s vehicle, a 1996 Chevrolet pickup was rendered not drivable and had $6,000 in estimated damages.


No citations were issued.


Scottville


A two-vehicle wreck occurred near Scottville at 4:50 p.m. on July 4.


According to the narrative, Valinda Riley of Haw River and Lindon Perry of Crumpler were traveling south. Both vehicles stopped for a large pickup traveling north on the narrow gravel road. Riley’s vehicle then began backing up and struck Perry.


There were no injuries. Riley’s 2011 Kia SUV was rendered drivable and had $800 in estimated damage. Perry’s 1999 Toyota car was rendered drivable and had $2,500 in estimated damage.


Riley was cited for improper backing.


July 6:


N.C. 88


An animal collision occurred at N.C. 88 near the intersection of N.C. 194 near West Jefferson at 1:06 a.m. on July 6.


According to the narrative, Harold Osborne of Lansing was traveling west on N.C. 88 when he struck a deer.


There were no injuries, and Osborne’s 2002 Dodge pickup had $1,000 in estimated damage.


No citations were issued.


S.R. 1110


A one-vehicle crash, near Mill Creek road, toward Fleetwood, occurred at 12:55 p.m. on July 6.


According to the narrative, Derek Penley of Fleetwood was traveling east on S.R. 1110 when he crossed the center line, went off the road, struck a rock and overturned down an embankment.


Penley later stated he wrecked at approximately 2:30 a.m. and did not report the collision until 12:55 p.m.


Penley’s vehicle, a 1999 Subaru SUV, was rendered not drivable and had $2,500 in estimated damage.


Penley was cited for failure to report an accident and driving left of center.


N.C. 16 (near Jefferson Landing)


A two-vehicle wreck occurred on N.C. 16 near the entrance of Jefferson Landing at 3:03 p.m. on July 6.


According to the narrative, Dorothy Saunders of Jefferson and Clara Osborne of Lansing were traveling south on N.C. 16 when Osborne’s vehicle attempted to make a right turn on Colvard Farm Road. Saunders attempted to pass Osborne in the parking lot of Sexton Tree Farm and struck Osborne as she was turning.


There were no injuries. Saunders’ 1999 Buick car had $1,000 in estimated damages, as did Osborne’s 2005 Chevrolet car. Both cars were rendered drivable.


Saunders was cited for unsafe movement.


N.C. 16 (Near Virginia state line)


An animal collision occurred on N.C. 16 near the Virginia border at 8:04 p.m. on July 6.


According to the narrative, Sara Owens of Independence, Virginia, was traveling north on N.C. 16 when she struck a deer.


There were no injuries, and Owens’ vehicle, a 2010 Chevrolet SUV was rendered drivable with $1,500 in estimated damage.


No citations were issued.