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Two uninjured in early Thursday accident

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Originally published: Jan. 2
Last modified: Jan. 2

Adam Orr

A Nathan's Creek couple were uninjured after sliding down an embankment near Mountain View Elementary Thursday morning, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol.

Pierre Dandre Aycock, 55, and Linda Moore Aycock, 69, both of Nathan's Creek, were traveling south near the 400-block of N.C. 16 in a 2000 Toyota Tacoma when they reportedly hit black ice shortly after 8:35 a.m., according to State Trooper Jason Brown.

"Mr. Aycock stated that the vehicle started missing and jumping along the road; then the back end slid out," Brown said. "They dropped the vehicle off the right hand side of the road and down an embankment."

The truck came to rest on the driver's side door.

The pair refused medical transport, according to Brown, who said Aycock would be charged with failure to maintain lane control as mailboxes along the roadside were damaged in the accident.

In addition to the Highway Patrol, members of the Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department provided traffic control at the accident scene. 
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