An unidentified man was killed Thursday in a three-vehicle wreck.
Rocky Mount police officers responded around 12:30 p.m. to a wreck on N.C. 97 East near Still Meadow Lane. According to a press release, the driver of one of the vehicles was pronounced dead at the scene while occupants of the other two vehicles were taken to Nash General Hospital. Their identities and conditions are unknown.
Authorities said the crash, which involved a Bass Farm Sausage truck, is under investigation by the Rocky Mount police Traffic Safety Unit. Rocky Mount fire crews, West Edgecombe Rescue personnel and Edgecombe County deputies assisted at the scene.
N.C. 97 was closed in both directions for several hours following the wreck.