The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office has reported the following local incident:

July 13

An accident occurred on Augusta Road in Whitefield involving Martie N. Young, 16, of Whitefield and Carolyn B. Rasmussen, 65, of Union. Young was attempting to turn out of Lilac Lane onto Route 17 in her 2004 Pontiac Vibe when she failed to see Rasmussen traveling eastbound in a 2016 Volvo and pulled out in front of her. As a result, the vehicles collided. Deputy First Class Mark Bridgham was the investigating officer.

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