A single mother of three and her family dog are dead after a drunk driver plowed into her vehicle in an intersection near Lake Junaluska on Sunday evening.
The victim was a dance instructor and home healthcare nurse. Her 15-year-old son was also in the vehicle and was taken to the hospital. The other driver allegedly ran a red light and hit their car. He was allegedly drunk and could face more charges, according to North Carolina Highway Patrol, because claims were made that he was drinking alcohol outside of a business after the wreck.
A scholarship is being set up by the owner of the Angie's Dance Academy to honor their teacher that was tragically lost.