Ashe County wreck report


By Nathan Ham - [email protected]



ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents between April 16 and April 23 were reported by the North Carolina Highway Patrol and are considered public record.

April 16

11:17 a.m.

Todd

A single-vehicle accident happened on Three Top Road near Todd. According to the narrative, Darryl Alan Warren of New Bern, North Carolina was traveling north when the vehicle ran off the road to the right, overturned, struck a ditch and then struck an embankment.

Warren was transported to Watauga Medical Center.

The 2007 BMW had about $2,000 in damages and was not considered drivable.

No citations were issued.

April 19

9:41 p.m.

Lansing

An animal collision happened on Highway 88 about 4.5 miles from Lansing. According to the narrative, Grady Darrell Miller of Lansing was traveling west when the vehicle collided with a deer that ran into the road.

Miller was uninjured.

The 2011 Ford involved had approximately $5,000 in damages but was considered drivable.

April 20

9:06 p.m.

West Jefferson

A two-vehicle accident happened on Highway 221 less than a mile from West Jefferson. According to the narrative, Patricia Ann Grogan of Warrensville was traveling west and attempted to make a left turn onto Mt. Jefferson Road. Grogan turned in front of a vehicle driven by Timothy Bryan Winters of West Jefferson and the two vehicles collided.

Both drivers, one passenger, Tamara Yost Winters of West Jefferson and two child passengers were uninjured.

Grogan’s 2002 Chevrolet had about $7,000 in damages and was not considered drivable.

Winters’ 2002 Ford had about $6,000 in damages and was not considered drivable.

Grogan was cited failure to yield.

April 21

8:51 a.m.

Laurel Springs

A single-vehicle accident happened on Highway 88 about seven miles from Jefferson. According to the narrative, Herbert Junior Sheets of Laurel Springs was traveling west when the vehicle ran off the right side of the road striking an embankment.

Sheets was transported to Ashe Memorial Hospital.

The 1999 Isuzu involved had an estimated $8,000 in damages and was not considered drivable.

Sheets was cited for failure to wear a seat belt.

11:53 p.m.

Jefferson

An animal collision happened on Highway 16 about five miles from Jefferson. According to the narrative, Heather Lee Hartzog of West Jefferson was traveling south when her vehicle struck a deer that was crossing the road.

Hartzog was uninjured.

The 2006 Ford involved had about $2,000 in damages but was considered drivable.

April 22

7:55 a.m.

Lansing

A two-vehicle accident happened on Piney Creek Road. According to the narrative, Amber Taylor Miller of Crumpler was backing into the road from a private driveway when her vehicle collided with a vehicle driven by Haley Elizabeth Miller of Lansing.

Both drivers were uninjured.

Amber Miller’s 1999 Subaru had about $750 in damages but was considered drivable.

Haley Miller’s 2007 Ford had about $3,500 in damages and was not considered drivable.

Amber Miller was cited for failure to yield.

April 23

6:39 a.m.

West Jefferson

A single-vehicle accident happened on Highway 221 about five miles from West Jefferson. According to the narrative, Sosha Love McCoy Bare of Lansing was traveling south when the vehicle ran off the road to the right, drove down an embankment and hit a small tree.

Bare and one passenger, Patrick Scott Rigsbee of Fleetwood, were uninjured.

The 2001 Subaru involved had approximately $1,500 in damages and was not considered drivable.

Bare was cited for failure to maintain lane control and driving without a license.

Nathan Ham can be reached at 336-489-3062 or followed on Twitter @NathanHam87

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By Nathan Ham

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