Special to Iredell Free News

The Mooresville Police Department is investigating a fatal crash that occurred on River Highway on Thursday morning.

Officers responded to a reported traffic crash in the 800 block of River Highway (Highway 150) at approximately 9:11 a.m. Thursday, according to an MPD news release.

After arriving on scene, officers discovered that a car and an industrial dump truck had collided.

The driver of the car and only occupant, identified as 65-year-old Toni Barbara Cunningham of Mooresville, was transported to Carolinas Medical Centers Main in Charlotte for treatment of life-threatening injuries sustained during the crash. She succumbed to her injuries at CMC, police said.

The driver of the truck did not sustain any injuries requiring treatment.

Officers with MPD’s Traffic Unit responded to the scene to investigate the accident. This investigation is still ongoing.

MPD was assisted at the scene of this accident by Mooresville Fire-Rescue and Iredell County EMS personnel.

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