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Brevard Resident Dies After Parkway Accident


Last updated 6/5/2019 at 4:23pm

Brevard resident Diane Banther Rice died Monday in a single-vehicle motor accident on the Blue Ridge Parkway, according to a National Park Service news release.

At roughly 4 p.m., Monday, Blue Ridge Parkway dispatchers received a report of a motor vehicle rollover near Milepost 423 on the Parkway.

Rangers and local rescue crews arrived on the scene to find the 61-year-old Rice deceased.

Preliminary investigations indicate that Rice was traveling southbound at the N.C. 215 access to the Parkway when her vehicle crossed the center line and northbound lane before striking a gate in the are...

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