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  • Progress photo by Joe Davenport
    A Franklin man, who was a passenger in this Dodge Ram, died at the wreck scene on Highway 64.
  • Progress photo by Joe Davenport
    A Florida woman, who was a passenger in this Ford Taurus was pronounced dead at the scene of Friday’s accident.

Crash kills two

Two people died as a result of a Friday morning collision on Highway 64 west of Hayesville. A Franklin, N.C. woman faces charges of misdemeaner death and reckless driving in connection to the accident. According to witnesses’ state- ments, at approximately 12 p.m. Friday, a Dodge pickup driven by Barbara Ann Day, 48, of Franklin, was traveling westbound on U.S. 64 when she passed a black SUV in a no-passing zone near Walt’s Engine Repair, according to the accident report filed by Highway Patrol Trooper Robert Ellison.


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By Becky Long Publisher

Clay County Progress

Mailing Address: PO Box 483, Hayesville, NC 28904
Physical Address: 43 Main Street, Hayesville, NC 28904
Phone: 828-389-8431
Fax: 828-389-9997