RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — Two children died in an early morning crash in Randolph County.

Around 1 a.m., a vehicle crashed on I-73 Northbound, near the Spero Road exit. The road was shut down for several hours as officials investigated.

Troopers say that a woman was driving a Cadillac sedan and lost control, hitting a sign and then running off the road and hitting a tree.

According to troopers, two children, aged seven and nine, were killed. The driver of the car, the children’s mother, was taken to the hospital. They were wearing their seatbelts.

Officers have not said what caused the wreck as they’re still investigating.