Complete Hickory accident reports and news.

Jonathan Wayne Willis arrested on multiple charges after multi-county police pursuit leads to car crash at intersection.

Date: 
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
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Investigators in Alexander County arrested a man who led them on a high speed chase and crashed into two other cars Tuesday.

The chase started when a deputy spotted a 2014 Hyundai Elantra driving recklessly on Wayside Church Road, according to the news release from the Alexander County Sheriff's Office.

The driver of the car refused to stop for the deputy. This led to a chase through Alexander County and into Catawba County.

Stephanie Youman, nine months pregnant, uninjured after car crash on icy roads in Burke County.

Date: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
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A Hickory woman who's nine months pregnant escaped injury after the car she was driving slid off an icy road as she headed to a doctor's appointment.

WSOC-TV in Charlotte reports that neither Stephanie Youman nor her unborn child was hurt.

Emergency personnel said Youman was driving on Airport Rhodhiss Road, which was coated with a layer of snow and ice.

George Kittle, Carol Kittle, struck and killed by truck driven by Harvey Lee Stevens Jr. while changing a tire on I-40.

Date: 
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
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The N.C. Highway Patrol says an Alabama couple was killed as they changed a tire on Interstate 40.

The patrol identified the victims as George and Carol Kittle, of Hollytree, Ala. Both were 66.

The patrol said the couple was almost done changing the tire when a truck sideswiped their truck and struck them Tuesday morning, throwing them 100 feet.

The accident occurred in the westbound lanes of I-40 at the Catawba County line.