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Beltline Accident Reportedly Fatal

Posted November 22, 1997 12:00 a.m. EST

— Police and rescue crews are on the scene of head-on collision that has reportedly left one person dead and many others injured. The wreck happened on the outer beltline at Western Boulevard shortly before 10:00 p.m.

Officers say it appears a car crossed the median, striking one vehicle head-on, and causing the crash of a number of other vehicles. Traffic in the area has been rerouted from the Beltline to Hillsborough Street while the scene is cleared.

WRAL will have more information on the accident in the Sunday morning newscast.