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NCDOT: employee killed while working overnight In Dare County

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Raleigh, N.C.  –  N.C. 12 is closed until further notice following a fatal accident in the work zone involving an NCDOT employee. 

According to the NCDOT, the accident occurred approximately south of the Bonner Bridge in an area where crews were working to remove sand in the wake of Hurricane Sandy and the recent Nor’Easter that hit the Outer Banks. 

The North Carolina Highway Patrol and NCDOT officials are investigating the accident. N.C. 12 will remain closed pending the outcome of the investigation. 

The name of the employee is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. 

No other details are available at this time.