One person was killed in a five-vehicle accident Monday afternoon on US Highway 258 in Onslow County near Jacksonville.
A Ford F-150 was traveling eastbound on Highway 258 when the driver lost control and crossed into oncoming traffic, causing a pileup involving log truck, an SUV, a light pickup truck and a small car.
One person was killed in the accident and several others suffered injuries.
According to authorities, the driver of the F-150 will face charges.
It is believed that rain may have been a possible factor in the accident, which is under investigation.
The five-lane highway was closed for a couple of hours.