Three people killed in Edgecombe County crash

EDGECOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – Three people are dead following a two vehicle crash in Edgecombe County.

WRAL reports that a pickup truck crashed into an SUV killing three passengers inside.

The crash happened on Highway 64 Alternate west of Kingsboro Road outside of Rocky Mount.

Another person was critically injured and airlifted by helicopter. The driver of the SUV suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the pickup truck was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Highway Patrol is investigating.

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Deputies say they are working the scene of a motor vehicle accident with multiple fatalities on US 64 Alt west of Kingsboro Road near Rocky Mount.

The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office and the North Carolina State Highway Patrol are asking drivers to avoid the area.

We will have an update on this story as it becomes available.

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