The Transylvania Times -

By Kevin Fuller
Staff Writer 

Truck Driver Aids Man Who Deliberately Crashed - Brevard NC


Last updated 8/1/2016 at 5:08pm

A 30-year-old man told witnesses and Brevard police that he deliberately struck a dump truck with his SUV while driving down Asheville Highway near Little Mountain last Wednesday afternoon.

According to Trooper E.W. Hemphill, with the N.C Highway Patrol, the Horse Shoe resident in the SUV was traveling east on the Asheville Highway when he crossed the yellow lines and hit the dump truck head on. Witnesses said the driver of the dump truck, who is from Alexandria, Va., jumped out and extinguished the SUV, which had caught fire.

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