1 person is dead as the result of an accident this morning in Alexander County. We have confirmed that one person died as the result of the crash on US 64 90 near the intersection of NC Highway 16. The accident was a head on collision according to officials. Two people also suffered injuries and were transported to area hospitals….We will have more details as they become available
***As of 8:45 am , US64-90 remained closed from the intersection with NC Highway 16 to the intersection with Boston Road. Now word on when the North Carolina Highway Patrol will re-open that section of highway.