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Advisory: Traffic crash on Hwy 70 East


Sunday September 25, 2022
Motor Vehicle Crash

On Sunday September 25, 2022 at 5:17 pm a two car motor vehicle collision occurred on Hwy 70 near Old Hwy 10. Preliminary investigation shows that a 2005 Ford travelling East on Hwy 70, crossed the center line and struck 2018 Chevrolet SUV travelling West on Hwy 70.

This traffic crash resulted in two fatalities and several other occupants were transported to Mission Hospital in Asheville for treatment of their injuries.

Very limited details are being released at this time, pending proper family notification of those involved. Further information will be released on Monday September 26, 2022.

The Marion Police Department would like to thank the multiple agencies that assisted in this incident.