ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents that occurred between Aug. 16 and Aug. 22 were reported by the North Carolina Highway Patrol and are considered public record.
An animal collision happened at 8:02 a.m on Highway 16 about three miles from Jefferson. According to the narrative, Andrew Wayland Cox of West Jefferson was traveling west when his vehicle struck a deer that ran into the road.
Cox was uninjured.
The 2000 GMC involved had about $2,000 in damages but was considered drivable.
A two-vehicle accident took place at 3:50 p.m. in the parking lot of Food Lion. According to the narrative, Jackie Lynn Gilley of Crumpler was attempting to park a vehicle when it struck the side of another vehicle, belonging to Rebecca Neaves Allen of Lansing.
Gilley was uninjured.
Gilley’s 2008 Hyundai had about $1,000 in damages but was considered drivable.
Allen’s 2013 Nissan had about $1,000 in damages but was considered drivable.
Gilley was cited for an unsafe movement.
A single-vehicle accident occurred at 5:13 p.m. on Idlewild Road about four miles from Fleetwood. According to the narrative, Alena Faye Hunter of Millers Creek was traveling north when the vehicle ran off the road to the right. Hunter overcorrected and the vehicle traveled across the center line off the road to the left. The vehicle hit a tree and came to a rest on the side of the road.
Hunter refused medical transport.
The 2008 Buick involved had approximately $3,000 in damages and was not considered drivable.
Hunter was cited for driving left of center.
An animal collision took place at 11:25 a.m. on Highway 221 near the Watauga County line. According to the narrative, Thomas Kristopher Moore of Kernersville, North Carolina was traveling north when his vehicle struck a deer.
Moore and a passenger, Karen Jones Hall of Colfax, North Carolina, was uninjured.
The 2005 Dodge involved had about $1,000 in damages and was not considered drivable.
No citations were issued.
An animal collision happened at 8:40 p.m. on Highway 16 about 15 miles from Jefferson, near the Virginia state line. According to the narrative, Hunter Paul Scott of Mouth of Wilson, Virginia, was traveling north when his vehicle struck a deer in the road.
Scott was uninjured.
The 2008 Chevrolet involved had about $2,000 in damagea but was considered drivable.
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