STOKES COUNTY, N.C. — Two people are dead after a crash on U.S. 52 in Stokes County on Thursday afternoon, according to Trooper C.G. Lemons.
The crash happened near the Pinnacle exit.
Lemons said the driver of a pickup truck was headed south on U.S. 52, lost control of the truck and hit a guardrail.
The truck overturned and all three people in the truck were thrown from the vehicle.
One person was taken to the hospital and two people died at the scene.
U.S. 52 was closed for more than an hour but has since reopened.