Police: 1 person killed in multi-vehicle crash in east Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) — This slideshow requires JavaScript.

One person was killed in an early morning wreck Wednesday in east Charlotte, according to CMPD. 

The two-vehicle crash happened just before 5 a.m. on Eastway Drive at Central Avenue. 

Police said one person was pronounced dead on scene. 

Eastway Drive was shut down in both directions at Central Avenue due to the fatal crash. Drivers were using Kilborne and Briar Creek as alternate routes. The road reopened around 8:30 a.m. 

The cause of this fatal crash remains under investigation. 

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