Weaverville Teen Hit & Killed
A Weaverville teen was killed after being hit by a vehicle on Barnardsville Highway early Sunday morning.
The accident happened around 2 a.m. near the intersection of Creek Side Lane. Troopers say 15 year-old Brieana Dial was walking near the edge of the road with her friend when they were both struck. Dial was pronounced dead at the scene. The 14 year-old boy was taken to Mission Hospital with critical injuries. He was listed in good condition on Monday.
Friends and family have placed a memorial on the side of the road where the Dial died.
Authorities tell News 13 they do not believe alcohol or speed was a factor in the collision.
The accident is still under investigation.
By: Megan Schiering
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