ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents that occurred between Aug. 31 and Sept. 10 were reported by the North Carolina Highway Patrol and are considered public record.
Shannon Elizabeth Anderson, of 4146 Branch Point, Pfafftown, was traveling north on S.R. 1003 in a 2009 Chevrolet when she ran off the road to the right and struck a ditch before hitting a utility pole. Anderson was charged with failure to maintain lane control.
Wilma Davis Phipps, of 1371 Helton Creek Road, Lansing, was traveling north on N.C. 194 in a 2014 Subaru when she ran off the road the right and struck a fence. No citations were issued.
Shelby Adele Beach, of 663 Doe Branch Road, Zionville, was traveling west on N.C. 88 when she crossed the centerline and struck the 2002 Mazda that was driven by Deborah Lynn Potter, of 518 Ed Vanover Road, Mountain City, Tenn. Beach’s 2005 Subaru then ran off the road to the right, struck a ditch and overturned. Beach was cited for driving left of center and driving while license revoked.
Melissa Annette Finley, of 251 Helton Creek Road, Lansing, was traveling south on N.C. 194 when she reportedly crossed the center-line and struck a 2014 Nissan that was driven by Cathy Church Campbell. Finley was charged with driving left of center.
Rebecca Southernland Perry, of 964 Absher Road, Laurel Springs, was traveling south in a 1999 Ford on S.R. 1596 when she ran off the road to the left and overturned. No citations were issued.
Richard Lloyd Coldiron, of 175 Hidden Spring Road, West Jefferson, was traveling east on N.C. 163 when he failed to reduce speed and collided with Michael Paul Bennett, of 206 Holly Ridge Road, West Jefferson. Coldiron was charged with failure to reduce speed.
Justin Glenn Smith, of 1849 Spear Branch Road, Mountain City, Tenn., was traveling in a 1997 Ford on a R.P. 1100 when he traveled off the roadway to the right and collided with a utility pole. His vehicle then traveled over an embankment and came to rest in a creek. Smith said another vehicle forced him off the road.
Michael Lee Addison, of 1486 Rock Creek Road, Creston, and William John Kurtz, of 7309 Chicora, Raleigh, collided on a private road in West Jefferson. No citations were issued.
Dustin Allen Blevins, of 1781 Middle Fork Lane, Whitetop, Va., and Noah Wyatt Johnson, of 221 Powers Hollow Road, Lansing, collided near a private driveway. No citations or injuries were reported.
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