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Motor vehicle collision results in fatality near Rocky Knob on Blue Ridge Parkway

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A head-on collision near milepost 168 on the Blue Ridge Parkway has taken the life of a Meadows of Dan man.

Danny Shelton, 65, was traveling southbound at 2:30 p.m. Thursday when his vehicle crossed left of center causing, a head on-collision with another vehicle traveling northbound.

Shelton died on scene. The operator of the other vehicle was flown to a local hospital.

The investigation of the incident is ongoing.

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