A section of Highway 70 has been closed in Goldsboro. The NCDOT says U.S. Highway 70 East at Oak Forest Road had to be closed to traffic due to a vehicle crash. Reports from the scene suggest the accident may have involved a tractor-trailer and several passenger vehicles. The NCDOT was expecting the roadway would not reopen to traffic until approximately 3:30 PM.
UPDATE: The Goldsboro Police Department has confirmed there was one fatality in this accident. According to the NCDOT website, the crash was cleared as of 4 PM. Further details on the crash are expected at a later time.