Highway 421 In Vilas Closed Thursday Morning Due To Wreck

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Thursday November 10, 2016 – Highway 421 in Vilas was closed for a time after a head on collision Thursday morning. The accident, at 6181 highway 421 north, occurred just before 7:30am and required two helicopters dispatched, one to a field at Jimmy Billings Road and 421 and the other to Watauga Medical Center, according to scanner dispatches at the time.

Cove Creek Fire, Watauga Medics, Watauga Rescue, Watauga County Sheriff’s Deputies and the North Carolina Highway Patrol also responded to the scene. As of Thursday afternoon no other details were immediately available.

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