Published On: Tue, Mar 6th, 2012

Soco car crash victim’s names released

     The names of the victims in a head-on collision on Feb. 29 have been released by EBCI Public Safety.  The wreck occurred at the intersection of Jeff Toineeta Rd. and Wolfe Town Rd. (aka US19) on Wednesday, Feb. 29. 

     Henry Lane Shook, 79, of Asheville, was killed in the crash and Joshua Neal King, 25, and Joseph Neil Bartee, 24, both from Candler, were injured. 

     On the day of the accident, a Natural Resource Enforcement officer reported via radio of three persons injured, one of which was trapped in a vehicle, unresponsive. He also said the car was on fire. The Cherokee Fire and Rescue arrived and was able to put the fire out.  

– One Feather staff report

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