Authorities are investigating a crash that left one person dead and several others hurt in Belmont Tuesday morning.

Emergency crews responded to a multi-vehicle wreck on Wilkinson Boulevard near Park Street around 10 a.m.

Gaston County EMS told Channel 9 one person died in the crash and three others were taken to the hospital.

It was unclear what caused the crash, but westbound lanes of Wilkinson Boulevard are shut down while police investigated.

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