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Highway Patrol investigating deadly wreck on US 321 in Gaston County

Two people on a moped died in a hit-and-run crash on US 321 in Gaston County Wednesday night, authorities said.
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GASTON COUNTY, N.C. — Two people were killed in a hit-and-run crash on US 321 in Gaston County late Wednesday night, officials said.

According to Gaston EMS, the crash happened in the northbound lanes near mile-marker 15, between High Shoals and Dallas, just north of Gastonia. Two vehicles were involved, including a moped. 

Gaston EMS said both people who died were on the moped. The road reopened early Thursday morning and North Carolina State Highway Patrol is leading the investigation. 

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So far, troopers haven't released any further details than to say the crash is being investigated as a hit-and-run. No suspect information has been released at this time. 

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