logo



Woman dies from injuries in Johnson City crash

Johnson City Press • Updated Dec 23, 2019 at 4:57 PM

A woman struck by a car as she scraped ice from her windshield has died from her injuries, Johnson City police said Monday.

Laurel Banner, 24, Erwin, died Saturday at Johnson City Medical Center.

On Friday, Banner was struck as she scraped ice from the windshield of her 2007 Honda Civic on East Watauga Avenue. Police said the crash in the 1000 block of East Watauga was reported about 7:15 a.m. A 2016 Scion IA driven by Joe Greer Jr, 37, Gate City, Virginia, struck Banner’s Civic. After striking the Civic, the Scion struck Banner.

The investigation conducted by the Johnson City Police Department Traffic Crash Reconstruction Team was continuing.

Johnson City Press Videos