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One Person Dead, Three Others Injured After Tree Falls In PNF Roadway


Last updated 8/15/2021 at 7:40pm

One person died late Saturday morning after a tree fell in the roadway hitting two vehicles on U.S. 276 in Pisgah National Forest, according to Capt. Adam Hughey, with the Brevard Fire Department.

Emergency service personnel were dispatched at 11:48 a.m. The accident happened between Sycamore Flats and the Schenck Job Corps bridge. One vehicle had two people in it, but neither was injured. The other vehicle had four people in it and included the fatality. The other three were trapped in the vehicle due to the damage from the tree and had to be “cut” out of the vehicle, Hughey said. The...

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