APD investigating horrific Tunnel Road traffic fatality

The Asheville Police Department has released more information about the horrific traffic accident on Tunnel Road yesterday evening that took the life of Dean Bush, 45. A homeless man, he was struck by several vehicles and dragged several miles. The APD is still investigating the case.

According to information released today by the APD, Bush was struck by a total of three vehicles. He became lodged under the third one and dragged over four miles before the driver stopped.

“When the driver exited the vehicle she noticed the pedestrian underneath,” the APD reports. So far, police have made no decision on charges related to Bush’s death.

— Bill Rhodes contributed information to this piece


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2 thoughts on “APD investigating horrific Tunnel Road traffic fatality

  1. great bandini

    This sort of thing should not be TOO MUCh of a surprise in BEER CITY!?
    I’m not ruling out that, in addition to bad driving conditions, if one or more of the drivers and or the man hit were not intoxicated here in BEER CITY.
    There are few sidewalks ans bad public transportation here in BEER CITY.
    There are scooters everywhere (many with 12 packs strapped to the back) driven by people who have had their licensed pulled for D.U.I. here in BEER CITY.

    “Drink It All IN” it just said at the top of this very page I am writing on!?

    Drink Up BEER CITY – it’s all O.K because the BEER is all named after outdoor places and trails and stuff – and besides there are plenty of other “Enablers” around.

    You reap what you sow BEER CITY!

  2. travelah

    How in hael does a man get struck three times and dragged for four miles and nobody knows they hit him? It looks like two hit and runs and one hit and drag, each a gross act of stupidity if not criminal negligence.

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