Police: 1 killed in tractor trailer crash in Gaston County

One person was killed Monday afternoon in a serious crash involving a tractor trailer, according to Highway Patrol. 

The two-vehicle crash happened at 2:15 p.m. Monday, November 28 on Hwy 321 near Exit 20 in Gaston County. 

According to police, the crash involved an Oldsmobile SUV and tractor trailer. They said the driver of the SUV was killed on impact. A passenger inside the SUV and the driver of the tractor trailer were both transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

The victim's identity has yet to be released, pending notification of family. 

The area reopened around 4:40 p.m. Monday.