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One dead following I-40 shooting incident in Statesville

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.

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Victims identified in crash that left 79-year-old dead

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.

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East Iredell wreck injures two

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, […]

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Two people were injured when a helicopter crashed in Newton April 27 - Image: Fox 46

Preliminary report released in Newton helicopter crash

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 […]

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Highway Patrol: Alcohol involved in two Iredell chases

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 […]

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Man accused of leading deputies on two Iredell chases

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 […]

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Salisbury man arrested in Iredell one day after prison release

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 […]

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Chase that started in Iredell ends with armed confrontation in Davie

PRESS RELEASE Update: The State Highway Patrol has released the names of three state troopers involved in the Sunday afternoon pursuit and armed confrontation in Davie County. Troopers Courtney Richmond, John Chapman, and Ryan Goodin have been placed on administrative duty pending the outcome of the internal and SBI investigations. Trooper Courtney Richmond is a […]

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Investigation continues in fatal Iredell wreck

There’s still been no official release of names in Monday’s fatal accident just outside of Troutman. That happened at the intersection of Ostwalt Amity Road and Weather’s Creek Road. The Highway Patrol says one driver crossed the center line, hitting the other head-on. Both were killed, nobody else was involved. The accident remains under investigation […]

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Two dead following Iredell crash

The Highway Patrol says one of the vehicles involved in yesterday afternoon’s fatal collision near Troutman crossed the center line, hitting the other head-on.  That happened at the intersection of Ostwalt Amity Road and Weathers Creek Road.  Speaking with WSIC late yesterday evening, the Highway Patrol was not yet ready to make an official release […]

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