****UPDATE: Authorities said one person was killed in the crash. The roadway was reopened just before 10:45 a.m.****

Northbound lanes of Fordham Boulevard have been closed Tuesday morning as Chapel Hill Police are on the scene of a multi-vehicle crash.

The thoroughfare is closed between Eastowne Drive and Erwin Road as police continue to investigate the crash that occurred near the intersection with Sage Road.

One lane was left open during the morning commute, but traffic was at a crawl as emergency officials were on the scene beginning around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday.

This post will be updated with additional information as it is made available.