A winter weather advisory is in effect until 7am on Saturday for Beaufort, Mainland Hyde, Martin, Outer Banks Dare, Tyrrell, Washington and western Dare County. The threats are black ice and slick roadways.
Dispatchers with the Highway Patrol in Carteret County said a fatal wreck happened during rush hour on Monday.
Dispatchers said they got the call of a wreck along Highway 70 East in Smyrna at 5:03 p.m. on Monday.
One person was killed in that wreck.
Troopers are continuing their investigation.