KILL DEVIL HILLS -- One person was killed in an three-vehicle accident involving a gasoline truck in Kill Devil Hills Tuesday.
According to police, the crash happened around 10 a.m. at the intersection of S. Croatan Highway/US 158 and Martin Street.
Traffic on US 158 was shut down for an extended period of time during the investigation.
Authorities say 80-year-old Shreve W. Bunting of Point Harbor N.C. was traveling southbound
on Croatan Highway when he side-swiped a pickup truck before losing control and crossing
into the northbound lanes. He was then struck by a tractor trailer carrying gasoline.
Bunting was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The other drivers involved were treated and released with non- life threatening injuries.
Police say gas didn't leak from the tractor trailer and there was no threat to businesses or
residents in the area.