Woman killed, child suffers severe injuries in Huntersville crash

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Dana Knox

One person is dead and multiple injuries have been reported after a multi-vehicle crash Thursday morning in Huntersville, police said.

The wreck happened about 7 a.m. on Sam Furr Road at the intersection of Westmoreland Road.

According to Huntersville police, three vehicles were involved in the crash - a passenger car, a pick-up truck and a cargo van. 

The driver of the passenger car, Dana Knox, was pronounced dead on scene and her 3-year-old daughter, Avery, was transported to Carolinas Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The two drivers of the cargo van and pick-up truck were treated for non-life threatening injuries, police said.

Huntersville Fire Department told FOX 46 that Sam Furr Road was shut down for an extended period of time. Traffic was re-routed and forced to make a U-turn at Willow Breeze Lane.

The accident is still under investigation. No information on the cause of the accident.

A GoFundMe account has been created for Dana's memorial fund.

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