1 dead, 2 injured after crash closes I-40 west near N. Harrison Ave, officials say

Wake County News

CARY, N.C. (WNCN) — Interstate 40 westbound was closed for about three hours after a deadly crash near Cary Friday night, officials say.

The wreck was reported around 10:15 p.m. along I-40 near North Harrison Avenue, which is exit 287.

Cary officials said one person died in the crash while two other people were seriously injured.

According to data from the N.C. Department of Transportation, traffic was backed up in the area to Wade Avenue.

The highway reopened just after 1:10 a.m. Saturday.

Cary police and fire crews were at the scene, but the North Carolina State Highway Patrol is conducting the investigation.

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