Press release from Blue Ridge Parkway:
On Friday, November 30 at approximately 6:30 a.m., Christopher Pallick, age 31, of Spruce Pine, North Carolina was traveling northbound in a curve near Milepost 331 when his vehicle crossed left of center and struck an oncoming vehicle. Pallick was transported to Spruce Pine Medical Center where he pronounced dead. The driver from the second vehicle was transported to the same hospital and was treated and released.
No additional details are available at this time.