Two killed in head-on crash Monday morning in Lower Currituck County

Two people were killed in a head-on crash Monday morning on U.S. 158 in Lower Currtuck County.

The wreck happened on Caratoke Highway in front of the car wash near the Edgewater Drive intersection in Grandy around 8 a.m. A vehicle traveling westbound on U.S. 158 crossed the center turn lane, striking an eastbound vehicle.

Four others people were transported to area hospitals. One of the injured was flown to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, according to Lower Currituck Volunteer Fire Department Chief Vernon Hart.

Due to the severity of the wreck, traffic had to be diverted on to side roads for almost two hours.

Other details about the crash were not yet available from the N.C. Highway Patrol.

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