One dead in Belmont multi-vehicle wreck

- A  multiple vehicle wreck in Belmont has left one person dead.

It happened Tuesday morning around 10 a.m. on Wilkinson Boulevard in front of a Taco Bell.

Police identified the fatality as James Henry Pearson, 65. Two other people involved in the accident were taken to the hospital. One was admitted overnight and the other was released, according to police. 

Belmont police, along with the North Carolina Highway Patrol and Gaston County Police are investigating the wreck.

Authorities say it's too early to determine if any charges are warranted. 

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