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Hendersonville Man Dies After Traffic Accident – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 10/21/2020 at 3:12pm

Hendersonville resident Jerry Michael Schacht, 34, died Friday evening in a traffic accident, where authorities say he was hit by a tractor-trailer while lying in the middle of the road.

According to the N.C. Highway Patrol, Schacht was lying in the eastbound lane of U.S. 64 near Lyday Loop Road in Pisgah Forest at around 11 p.m. when a tractor-trailer driving down the road failed to see Schacht and fatally struck him.

N.C. Trooper J.W. Creasman said Schacht was pronounced dead at the scene.

Dash-cam footage from the tractor-trailer confirmed Schacht was lying in the road, but it is...

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