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One dead, seven injured in U.S. 1 wreck

Posted August 25, 2008 12:58 p.m. EDT

— One person died and seven people were injured during a fiery wreck on U.S. Highway 1 in Richmond County Monday morning.

Three vehicles were involved in the wreck near Fairway Drive, north of Rockingham, around 9:30 a.m., Vivian Marshall, with the state Highway Patrol, said. One car caught on fire.

The seven injured people were transported to local hospitals. The name of the deceased has not been released.

Troopers continued to work the scene about two hours after the wreck.