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1 dead in crash northwest of Gastonia

BESSEMER CITY, N.C. — One person was killed in a crash Monday on a rural road between Gastonia and Bessemer City.

The crash happened Monday morning on White Jenkins Road. Gastonia Emergency Medical Services confirmed to Channel 9 that one person died in the crash.

The victim hasn’t been identified. No information was given about other injuries.

According to traffic management, the road was closed near Cherryville Highway but reopened by about 11 a.m.

It’s not clear what caused the crash at this time.

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