Fatal collision on Reese Road in Watauga County – Wednesday July 3, 2024

Last Updated on July 5, 2024 7:23 pm

Vilas – On Wednesday, July 3, at approximately 8:00 p.m., the NC State Highway Patrol responded to and investigated a fatal collision in Watauga County on Reese Road near Wilburn Rominger Road. A 2001 Dodge Ram traveling south on Reese Road, drove off the right side of the road and overturned. 

The driver, William Jesse Glenn, 35, of Sugar Grove, was ejected from the vehicle and succumbed to his injuries at the scene.  Glenn was not restrained by a seatbelt. 

The initial investigation indicates speed and alcohol were not contributing circumstances in the collision.  During the on-scene investigation, Reese Road was closed in the area for approximately two hours.

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