Fatality near Spruce Pine along Blue Ridge Parkway

Staff Report

Spruce Pine – The National Park Service is reporting that one person is dead in a fatal accident on the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway. The accident occured Friday, November 30 at approximately 6:30 am said a press release from Leesa Brandon and Caitlin Worth of the National Park Service. Accoring to the release Christopher Pallick, age 31, of Spruce Pine, NC was traveling northbound on the Blue Ridge Parkway, in a curve near Milepost 331, when his vehicle crossed left of center and struck an oncoming vehicle. Pallick was transported to Spruce Pine Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. The driver from the second vehicle was transported to the same hospital and was treated and released.

The release said no additional details are available at this time.


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