One person was killed Wednesday in a head-on collision between two vehicles, the N.C. Highway Patrol said.

A two-vehicle head-on crash east of Mooresville claimed the life of one person Wednesday afternoon, the N.C. Highway Patrol said. 

The names of those involved were not released. 

The wreck occurred around 3:30 p.m. on Linwood Road near Patterson Farm Road. Two vehicles, one which was a pickup, could be seen down a shallow embankment near the side of the road. 

The person who was killed was a passenger in one of the vehicles, a trooper said. Both drivers were transported with injuries. A source said one of the drivers was in critical condition.

No one else was involved in the crash. 

The South Iredell Fire Department responded to the scene. 

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