Boone Woman Killed in Early-morning Accident on 105

Published Friday, August 24, 2012 at 10:30 am

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.

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