UPDATE: 1 dead, 4 injured in Lenoir County crash

LENOIR COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Highway Patrol Troopers are investigating what they are calling a "serious crash with injuries."

The wreck happened around 8:40 p.m. Saturday in Lenoir County along Hwy 11 South near Jonestown Road, Highway Patrol Troopers said.

75-year-old Linda Byrd was driving southbound on Hwy 11 when she went into the north bound lane and struck another vehicle head on.

Only two vehicles were involved in the crash.

Byrd was pronounced dead and four others were injured. There is no word yet on the extent of the victims' injuries.