By Paul T. Choate
Aug. 24, 2012. According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol office in Hudson, N.C., a Boone woman was killed in an early-morning accident on N.C. 105 approximately 2.1 miles south of Boone when her vehicle veered left of center and was struck by a tractor-trailer.
The deceased was identified as Chrystalyn Piscopo, 32, of 350 Winterberry Trail, Boone. She was traveling south on N.C. 105 when she and the tractor-trailer collided head-on.
The accident occurred at 1:40 a.m., according to the N.C. Highway Patrol. Watauga Medics, N.C. Highway Patrol and Watauga Sheriff’s deputies responded to the accident. Due to the severity of the wreck, a portion of N.C. 105 was closed for several hours during the night but is open now.
As of press time, information on the tractor-trailer driver was not available.
As more information comes in, this article will be updated.