ASHE COUNTY — An afternoon crash near Warrensville on Monday, Sept. 21, left four injured and one dead.

According to North Carolina Highway Patrol Trp. Will Miller and the subsequent wreck report, a 2007 Buick driven by Billy Dickens was turning out of Phoenix Drive onto Deep Ford Road when it collided with another vehicle, a 2005 Chrysler driven by Glenna Greer.

Miller said Greer lost control, went off of the road before colliding with a ditch bank and utility pole. The Chrysler then overturned, ejecting a passenger in one of the back seats.

He added four people were injured, with two being taken by air to Wake Forest Baptist Health — Wilkes Medical Center, and another was killed.

According to the wreck report, the Buick suffered an estimated $200 in damages, while the Chrysler took estimated damages of $6,500 and was not considered drivable. No citations were issued.

The Highway Patrol, Lansing and Warrensville first responders, the Ashe County Sheriff’s Office, Ashe County Rescue Squad and Ashe Medics were on the scene, according to Ashe Medics.

Ashe Post & Times will provide updates for this story as they are made available.

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