Fatal Monday Night Vehicle Accident On Dow Road Near K Avenue Curve

Fatal Monday Night Vehicle Accident On Dow Road Near K Avenue Curve Featured

By / Local News / Wednesday, 17 December 2014 05:00

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KURE BEACH - The Highway Patrol is investigating a vehicle accident that occurred shortly before 10:30PM Monday night, December 15th, on Dow Road near the sharp curve leading to K Avenue in Kure Beach.
According to Sgt. Hugh Cannady of the NC Highway Patrol, 53-year-old Yvonne Baxter of Kure Beach died at the scene. Her white Toyota  RAV4 collided with a tree.
Cannady said Baxter was traveling south on Dow Road to Kure Beach and drove straight into the curve hitting a tree Baxter was the only person in the vehicle. Sgt. Cannady said they are waiting on a report from the medical examiner's office to attempt to determine the cause of the accident.
According to Credit Union Times - www.cutimes.com - Yvonne "Missy" Baxter was an accomplished journalist with 28 years experience and   covered fraud and operations for CU Times for 18 months bringing "attention to insider fraud at credit unions and the reputation risk it created for the industry."
CU Times Executive Editor  Heather Anderson commented in an article posted on their website Tuesday, "Missy was a very talented reporter who could always get the scoop" and, "She inspired all of us with her enthusiasm, wit and talent, and we will miss her."
Anderson reported that Baxter was also a contributing writer for Rolling Stone, USA Today and several major metropolitan daily papers.
She is survived by two adult daughters.


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