On Wilkesboro Boulevard

A man was injured when the four-door car he was driving ran off Wilkesboro Boulevard in North Wilkesboro and struck a post about 1:30 p.m. Thursday, said Rob Thornburg, interim North Wilkesboro police chief. The vehicle narrowly missed a corner of the House of Vacuums building. The incident was reported as an entrapment. Thornburg identified the driver as Bruce Hehlm, 62, of Wilkes Towers, North Wilkesboro. The North Wilkesboro Fire Department, Wilkes Rescue Squad and Wilkes Emergency Medical Services responded.

Car runs off road, driver injured

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