MOORE COUNTY (WTVD) -- A 77-year-old man is dead following a head-on crash in Moore County Friday afternoon.
The incident, which involved a pick-up truck and a tractor-trailer, happened before 4 p.m. on Friday.
Authorities said the crash happened on Highway 15/501 west of the Carthage area of Medlin Lane prior to Highway 24/27.
When crews arrived, they located the man and performed CPR; however, their attempts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful.
The driver of the tractor suffered minor injuries.
Traffic was diverted to Stage Road and Priest Hill Road; however, the roadway has since reopened.
Officials with the Moore County Sheriff's Office, Moore County Fire Department, EMS, and NC State Highway Patrol responded to the accident.