Fatal accident shut down parts of US Highway 401

Wake County News

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Authorities are investigating after they say a “major” accident left one person dead Tuesday afternoon.

North Carolina Highway Patrol says a van ran into a dump truck at northbound US-401 near Wake Tech’s south campus on 9101 Fayetteville Rd.

The road was closed near Old McCullers Road, near where the accident occurred.

The road reopened, according to an NCDOT alert issued at 6:48 p.m.

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