The Transylvania Times -

Georgia Resident Dies On Blue Ridge Parkway


August 12, 2019

At 6:28 p.m., Friday, Aug. 9, National Park Service dispatchers received a report of a single motor vehicle accident near Milepost 306 at the Grandfather Mountain Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

NPS Rangers, along with local law enforcement and rescue personnel, responded to the scene to find a single occupant of the vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle, Kurt Klein, age 61, of Duluth, Ga., was pronounced dead at the scene.

Preliminary investigations indicate that Klein was traveling northbound when his vehicle left the roadway and crossed over into the Grandfather Mountain Overlook...

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