HAYWOOD CO., NC (WSPA) – One person died and another was injured after a crash Monday along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Haywood County.
According to the National Park Service, rangers were called just after 11:00am to milepost 441 on the Blue Ridge Parkway just southwest of Waynesville for a crash.
The driver of the car was taken to Haywood Regional Medical Center with minor injuries while the passenger, 18-year-old Alexis Bolduc of Mocksville, North Carolina, died from their injuries at the scene.
Investigators said the vehicle was headed southbound in a downhill curve when it left the road and landed on a guardrail.
The National Park Service said the investigation is ongoing to determine if there were any contributing factors in the crash.