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Boone Police Release Identity of Motor Vehicle Collision Victim

On Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at 11:37 a.m., the Boone Police Department, Boone Fire Department, and Watauga Medics responded to the intersection on East King Street and N.C. 194 for a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a moped and a tractor-trailer.

The male operator of the moped, Justin Dempsey Shook, 32, of Boone, died as a result of the collision.

Boone Police are continuing to investigate the collision.