NCDOT: Road closed as police investigate deadly crash near Rocky Mount

EDGECOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – Rocky Mount police say they are working the scene of a fatal traffic accident in Edgecombe County.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation says US-64 Alt is closed in both directions near Springfield Road near Rocky Mount.

They say the RMPD Traffic Enforcement Crash Reconstruction Unit is on the scene and the road is not expected to reopen until around 1:00 am.

Police are asking the public to avoid the area until further notice and will release more information when it becomes available.