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Officials: 1 dead in wrong-way I-95 crash involving Pepsi truck in Cumberland County

Posted May 11, 2018 11:45 a.m. EDT
Updated May 11, 2018 4:52 p.m. EDT

— One person died Friday morning in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 95 in Cumberland County that involved a Pepsi truck, officials said.

North Carolina State Highway Patrol officials said the crash happened in the northbound lanes of the highway near mile marker 40. A passenger vehicle was traveling south in the northbound lane and hit the truck head-on.

The driver of the passenger vehicle, whose name hasn't been released, died.

The road reopened around 12:30 p.m.