Fatality reported in crash on Route 17 in Camden County

Courtesy: Michael Lowe

CAMDEN COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — One person was killed Monday morning in a crash on Route 17 in Camden County, authorities say.

The Camden County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called to the single-car crash around 5:30 a.m. One person was found dead.

NC Highway Patrol confirmed Monday there was a fatality, but no other details were immediately released about the crash.

Southbound lanes near a rest area on Route 17 were closed for three hours due to the crash.

A viewer image of the crash scene showed one car with a heavy amount of damage on the passenger side.

10 On Your Side is working to learn more about this crash. Stay tuned for updates.