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1 killed in head-on crash in northwest Charlotte

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One person was dead and two others had life-threatening injuries after a head-on collision in northwest Charlotte Friday evening. The wreck, at the intersection of Mt. Holly-Huntersville and Oakdale roads, had shut down Oakdale Road just before 9 p.m.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police and multiple emergency crews responded to the crash.

Medic officials took crash victims to Carolinas Medical Center in Dilworth. Police identified the person who died as an adult male driver who was alone in his vehicle.

Three people were in the other car.

Few details about the accident were immediately available, but police said Oakdale Road would be shut down for several hours as the Major Crash Unit investigated.

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