Person killed in wreck on I-74 in Winston-Salem identified; lanes reopened

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A person died in a one-vehicle accident on eastbound Interstate 74 in Winston-Salem Wednesday afternoon, according to Winston-Salem police.

The accident happened at about 2:35 p.m. near Ridgewood Road.

Forsyth EMS pronounced the victim dead at 3:08 p.m. The victim was later identified as 92-year-old Helen Phillips Morrison, of Archdale.

Morrison was a passenger in the vehicle, Winston-Salem police said in a news release.

One other person was transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

All lanes of eastbound I-74 were closed for about five hours but have since reopened.