DURHAM (WTVD) — At least one person was killed Tuesday morning following a motorcycle crash.

Officials said the crash happened just before 7 a.m. Tuesday.

Officials have not released details about the accident; however, an eyewitness told ABC11 a van was trying to turn onto 55 when the motorcycle sped out in front of the vehicle, throwing the driver several feet.

She said she got out to check the person’s pulse to provide any assistance but they were unresponsive.

Police have not identified the deceased.

The roadway is expected to be closed until about 11 a.m.

Drivers are encouraged to take the NC 54 exit, take a right on NC 54 east, and follow NC 54 to access NC 55.

Authorities have also closed the I-40 west ramp as well.

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