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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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Guardrail pierces vehicle in Iredell crash

Guardrail went through the entire front passenger area of a car in a US 70 accident around 8:20 this morning. That’s according to Trooper Neal with the Highway Patrol who says the driver overcorrected and went off the road hitting the guardrail sideways. Neal identifies the driver as a Robert Kontos and says he escaped […]

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One dead following west Iredell accident

One person is dead following a single vehicle accident on Highway 70 yesterday morning near Sharon School Road. Trooper Goodin with the Highway Patrol says a pickup went off the road, struck a tree and burst into flames ultimately killing a Jerry Bare, III of Stony Point. A Christopher Acarr was seriously injured. Goodin says […]

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AFTERNOON NEWSCAST: Charge filed in fatal wreck, I-SS board to hold mid-year review

The person who the Highway Patrol says was driving a vehicle during a fatal west Iredell accident last month is facing one count of misdemeanor death by vehicle. That’s according to the accident report in which the Highway Patrol estimates that the vehicle driven by Donovan White hit a tree at about 50 miles per […]

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One person dead in Iredell crash

One person is dead following a Celeste Eufola Road accident Thursday morning. Sources report that a vehicle crashed into a tree.  The Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.  Stay with WSIC for continued coverage.

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The Bonanno's car following the accident - Submitted photo

Recovery continues for Statesville woman following November wreck

A Statesville woman says her recovery process continues following a November vehicle accident in which the Highway Patrol charged the other driver with DWI. (AUDIO: Please listen to the report above to hear this sound bite). Kansas Bonanno who says she’s preparing for her sixth surgery. Her husband and three children were in the vehicle […]

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A City of Statesville truck works to clean-up North Mulberry Street Saturday morning - WSIC Photo

City of Statesville releases Sunday storm update

PRESS RELEASE STREET CLEARNING UPDATE: Street crews are sanding and salting those icy/slick spots around town. Plows are headed out to look for any streets that were missed Saturday. They will also be cleaning up intersections and pushing the edges of the roads to them as wide as possible. ROAD CONDITIONS: Please do not call […]

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Three injured in Harmony crash

Three people were hurt during a crash on Harmony Highway last night, but amazingly, the trooper investigating the crash says none of them were killed. The crash happened just south of Harmony at about 9:45 Thursday evening when a 16 year-old driver lost control at a curve.  Her right tire went off the shoulder. She […]

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