Dare County, NC -- N.C. 12 is closed until further notice after a fatal accident in a work zone involving a Department of Transportation employee, according to NCDOT.
The accident happened south of the Bonner Bridge in an area where crews were working to remove sand in the wake of Hurricane Sandy and the Nor'Easter that hit the Outer Banks.
Highway Patrol and NCDOT are investigating the accident.
The highway will remain closed during the investigation.
The department is waiting to notify family members before releasing the employee's name.
There is currently no further information on the accident.