A Tuesday morning crash involving three cars on Statesville Road near Catawba Avenue and Westmoreland Road has left a Huntersville woman dead.

According to authorities, the crash was reported around 8:30 a.m. in the 19100 block of Statesville Road near Catawba Avenue and Westmoreland Road.

An injured Huntersville woman was transported to Carolinas Medical Center—Huntersville with life-threatening injuries, but later died.

Two other victims were rushed to the hospital—one with potentially life-threatening injuries was taken to Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

The crash shut down Statesville Road until around 10 a.m.

The investigation is continuing as the cause of the crash is unknown.  No charges have been filed.

Studies from the NHTSA reveal that motor-vehicle crashes were the cause of 90 deaths per day in 2010. Taking the appropriate safety precautions is the job of all road users. Firstly, never drink and drive.  It’s always possible to make arrangements for alternate transportation.  Also, obey the speed limit.  The faster you drive, the more you increase your risk of being in a crash.  Avoid distractions and stay alert.  Never drive while you are feeling fatigued or drowsy.  Lastly, always wear a seat belt or proper restraints.

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