Officials: Eclipse Day Went Fairly Smoothly

 

August 24, 2017



While the clouds may have moved in for some folks during the solar eclipse on Monday, people funneled in and out of Transylvania County smoothly, with just one incident reported.

N.C. Highway Patrol reported one accident on N.C. 215, and no one was seriously injured. Seventeen troopers were assigned to Transylvania County for the event.

First Sgt. J.K. Ledford said that Highway Patrol assisted Brevard Police as they helped move traffic through town. Some of the major intersections were blocked off Monday evening, like U.S. 276, so that law enforcement could move traffic through town as...



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