ASU Student hit by car


The Appalachian Online

Laney Ruckstuhl

An Appalachian State University student was struck by a vehicle Saturday just after 1 a.m. on Blowing Rock Road, according to Boone police.

The student was identified as Charles Oliver Simmons, a junior international business major.

Police said in a press release Monday that Simmons ran into the roadway and was struck by the vehicle, suffering serious injuries.

The accident occurred just south of where the road intersects with Rivers Street, near the location of Parthenon.

Simmons was transported to Johnson City Medical Center on Saturday. No charges have been filed and the incident is under investigation.

Story: Laney Ruckstuhl, News Editor