ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT We’ve learned the name of the person killed in this month’s fatal Iredell County I-40 hit-and-run. The accident report identifies that person as Sarah Bell of New Bern, placing her as the passenger of a bike operated by Warren Sumrell. Ronald Gibson of Angier, North Carolina is accused by the NC Highway […]
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UPDATE The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim in this case as Clinton D. Whitley. PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell said: on June 3rd, 2017 Deputies responded to the area of Brook Glen Drive, Mooresville NC after a report was received of a man being struck by a vehicle. Upon arrival a 32 […]
One person is dead following a hit-and-run on I-40 Thursday afternoon. This happened on the westbound side near mile marker 158 not far from the Cool Springs exit. Citing witness reports, the Highway Patrol says a white Toyota Sienna pulling an aluminum trailer, possibly a U-Haul, came into the lane of a motorcycle where the two […]
One person is dead following a shooting incident on I-40 in Statesville Thursday. According to Police Chief Joe Barone, the situation does not appear to be random and may have been self inflicted. He does not feel there is any danger to the public and says more information will be released at a later time.
A 79-year-old Mooresville man is dead following a head-on Highway 152 accident early Wednesday afternoon. Trooper McLain with the Highway Patrol says Robert Denney attempted a pass near the Rowan County line, but hit an oncoming car. The driver of that vehicle, a James Baral, was taken to the hospital.
Two people were injured in a collision at the intersection of Highway 64 and Barry Oak Road shortly after 8:00 this morning. Trooper Tuckler with the Highway Patrol says a vehicle driven by Roy Pharr failed to yield the right of way while attempting to make a left turn off Barry Oak. According to Tuckler, […]
The National Transportation Safety Board has released its preliminary report on a helicopter crash in Newton last month. WSIC News Partner Fox 46 quotes the report saying the pilot felt a shudder in the control and at the same time experienced the craft go right and start to spin. The pilot lowered the nose trying […]
The Highway Patrol says alcohol was involved in two Iredell County vehicle chases this week. The first happened late Wednesday. 19-year-old Daniel Preiss is accused of not stopping on I-77 after a Trooper attempted a traffic stop for reckless driving. First Sergeant Owenby says the vehicle jumped the median at the top of the Brawley […]
PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell states that today, April 26th at 12:14 pm Deputies from the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office were tracking an individual wanted for a home invasion from a neighboring county. While Detectives were surveilling the suspect he became mobile in the Statesville area. Deputies attempted to stop the wanted suspect on Turnersburg […]
PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated the Zip N Go Convenience Store at 2013 Charlotte Hwy in Mooresville reported a larceny of cigarettes, a lighter, and a drink at 6:09 hours on Saturday morning. Responding deputies met the suspect vehicle, a Dodge pickup truck, traveling north on Charlotte Hwy. Deputy C Little and Deputy J […]