Ashe County wreck report


By Nathan Ham - [email protected]



ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents between Jan. 31 and Feb. 6 were reported by the North Carolina Highway Patrol and are considered public record.

Jan. 31

9:09 a.m.

Jefferson

A two-vehicle accident happened on Deep Ford Road about five miles from Jefferson. According to the narrative, Rosahilda Delao Alvarado of Jefferson was attempting to turn left out of a private driveway when the vehicle struck another vehicle driven by Joseph Carpenter of West Jefferson.

Both drivers and two passengers, Lettie Gilley Carpenter of West Jefferson and Evelyn Badger of Jefferson, were uninjured.

Alvarado’s 2007 Kia had about $1,000 in damages but was considered drivable.

Carpenter’s 1998 Buick had about $500 in damages but was considered drivable.

Alvarado was cited for failure to yield and driving without a license.

9:32 p.m.

Jefferson

An animal collision happened on Old Highway 16 about five miles from Jefferson. According to the narrative, Maison Thomas McNeill of Lansing was traveling north when the vehicle struck a deer that was crossing the road.

McNeill was uninjured.

The 2004 Saturn involved had approximately $6,000 in damages and was not considered drivable.

Feb. 2

8:32 a.m.

Lansing

A parking lot collision happened at Dr. Clay’s Office in Lansing. According to the narrative, Joyce Hurley Bare of Laurel Springs backed into a parked vehicle driven by Veronica Lynn Taylor of Lansing.

Both drivers and a passenger, Holden Bare of Laurel Springs, were uninjured.

Bare’s 2004 Toyota had an estimated $500 in damages but was considered drivable.

Taylor’s 2007 Jeep had an estimated $700 in damages but was considered drivable.

No citations were issued.

Feb. 3

6:20 p.m.

Jefferson

An animal collision happened on Highway 88 about five miles from Jefferson. According to the narrative, Randal Eugene Williams of Sparta was traveling east when the vehicle struck a deer that ran into the road.

Williams and one passenger, Allen Heath Williams of Sparta, were uninjured.

The 2010 Dodge involved had about $900 in damages but was considered drivable.

Feb. 4

8:35 a.m.

Idlewild Road

A single-vehicle accident happened on Idlewild Road about nine miles from West Jefferson. According to the narrative, Amy Carroll Brodland of Jefferson was traveling north when the vehicle hit some black ice, ran off the road to the left, struck a fence, an embankment and then a utility pole guide wire.

Brodland was uninjured.

The 2003 Lexus involved had approximately $4,000 in damages and was not considered drivable.

The utility pole belonging to Blue Ridge Electric had about $7,500 in damages.

The fence belonging to Eric Bare of West Jefferson had about $300 in damages.

No citations were issued.

Nathan Ham can be reached at 336-846-7164 or followed on Twitter @NathanHam87

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By Nathan Ham

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