One person has died following a serious crash in the Huntersville area, according to the Huntersville Fire Department. 

The accident happened on Interstate 77 northbound between the exits for Interstate 485 and Hambright Road. As a result, officials closed I-77 northbound at I-485. 

Officials urge drivers to use caution and yield to responding units. 

Medic said that one person was pronounced deceased from a pedestrian struck call in that area, but officials have not confirmed the details of the crash at this time. 

No other information has been released at this time.

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