WJ man dies in accident

Staff report

WEST JEFFERSON — A two-vehicle accident killed an Ashe County motorcyclist on Friday evening.

According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, Joshua Asher Meghoo, 21, of West Jefferson was killed when the Honda CBR 600 motorcycle he was driving struck the back of a Jeep Cherokee, driven by Brenda South of Jefferson. The accident occurred on Highway 221 near Mulatto Mountain Road.

Meghoo was pronounced dead on the scene.

Funeral services for Meghoo will be held on Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Jefferson Presbyterian Church.


Staff report

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