Zionville, NC (November 24, 2023) – A fatal accident reported in Watauga County claimed the life of a 77-year-old woman. The accident occurred at around 3:35 p.m. on November 21.
According to reports from the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, a head-on collision involving a Subaru Legacy and a Toyota Camry occurred on US Highway 421. The incident prompted NCSHP to close off the roadway near Silverleaf Road while providing assistance.
One person involved in the crash, identified as Sarah May Watson, was pronounced deceased at the scene. A second victim, identified as 58-year-old Mitsael Palecios, was transported to Watauga Medical Center for emergency care. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope Mitsael Palecios is able to recover quickly.
We offer our sympathies to the family of Sarah May Watson.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
Fatal accidents take the lives of countless people across our state every year. Regrettably, the impact of these accidents can be devastating. Families often face significant emotional and financial consequences. After losing a loved one in a fatal collision, it is only right that families take legal action as soon as possible.
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