1 dead, another hurt in crash on busy Huntersville road, MEDIC says

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — A man died and another driver was hurt in a crash on a busy Huntersville road Tuesday, MEDIC said.

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First responders were called around 4:30 p.m. to Sam Furr Road near Old Statesville Road.

At the scene, Chopper 9 Skyzoom could see a pickup truck and a Volkswagen sedan, both with heavy damage to their fronts. It appears they collided head-on.

MEDIC said one person died in the crash. Police said the driver of the truck was taken to a Charlotte hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Huntersville police identified the victim as 25-year-old Shakeem Chaney. He was driving the Volkswagen, they said.

Sam Furr Road was blocked in both directions while crews worked to clear the scene.

Police are still investigating what caused the crash.

Neither vehicle had any passengers inside.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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