ASHE COUNTY — The following are the most recent accidents reported by the North Carolina Highway Patrol and are considered public record.
A minor collision was reported on State Route 1573 when the mirrors of two vehicles gently clipped one another. One of the drivers involved in the incident was Jimmy Dean McNeill, of 1279 Friendship Baptist Church Road, Jefferson. The other driver was unidentified as he continued driving.
Dakin Elijah Christoferson, of 233 Dogwood Road, West Jefferson, was travelling on R.P 1315 when he traveled off the roadway to the right before colliding with a bank. His 2001 Subaru sustained $3,500 in damages.
Omarc Antoni Reyesbeccerra, of 5478 U.S. 221 N., Jefferson, was travelling on U.S. 221 when he crossed the center-line, over-corrected, and ran off the road before striking a ditch and a large rock. He was cited for exceeding a safe speed.
Jessica Brown Miller, of 529 Hidden Spring Road, West Jefferson, reportedly struck the 2004 Toyota driven by Crystal Watson Barker, of 576 Orville Barker Road. The accident took place at an intersection on U.S. 221. No citations were issued.
Jeffery Springer, of 1347 E Double Spring Church Road, Laurel Springs, was travelling north on U.S. 221 near Crumpler when his late model Toyota SUV traveled to the right and down an embankment before striking a tree. He was cited for safe movement violation and driving while license revoked.
Floyd Ellree Parlier, Jr., of 5889 Traphill Road, Traphill, was travelling west on N.C. 88 when he went off the roadway and struck a ditch. The driver stated he swerved to miss a deer. He was cited for a lane control violation.
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