Jessie Lee Roach, 31, killed, and Bryan Billings, 31, injured in truck crash on U.S. Route 421 in Wilkes County, North Carolina

Modified Date: 
Sat, 11/14/2015 - 12:44pm
Accident Date: 
Friday, November 6, 2015

Man dies in truck accident

Emergency services personnel work at the scene of a truck accident Friday in Wilkes County that claimed the life of one man. A man in a truck died at the scene of an accident Friday afternoon on U.S. Route 421. Assistance was provided by the Champion Fire Department, Wilkes Rescue Squad, Millers Creek Fire Department, Deep Gap Fire Department and Watauga Rescue. The Wilkes County EMS responded to the accident at 2 p.m. The truck had overturned on the runaway truck ramp in the 15000 block, the same spot were a similar crash happened several months ago.

Person killed in Wilkes County runaway truck accident identified as Lexington man

Jessie Lee Roach, 31, of Lexington, died at the scene in the 15000 block of U.S. 421 when the truck he was driving overturned on a runaway truck ramp between Wilkesboro and Boone.
People Involved: 
Jessie Lee Roach
Bryan Billings
Roadway: 
U.S. Route 421

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