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1 person killed in 6-vehicle crash in Belmont

One person was killed Tuesday in a multi-vehicle wreck on Wilkinson Boulevard in Belmont
One person was killed Tuesday in a multi-vehicle wreck on Wilkinson Boulevard in Belmont WBTV

One person was killed and several other people were hospitalized in a six-vehicle crash Tuesday in Belmont.

The crash happened on westbound Wilkinson Boulevard near Park Street, closing the road for hours.

Officials have not said exactly what caused the crash. Police say the other people were injured and taken to the hospital.

Several bystanders watched as crews investigated the accident. Chastity Sweeten said it was the worst wreck she has ever seen.

“All I heard is like a big bomb blew up. I seen this van right here to the side was in on this truck like he was riding it,” said Sweeten.

Officials are investigating the crash. No charges have been filed.

The name of the person killed will be released once next of kin has been notified.

WBTV is a media partner of The Charlotte Observer.

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