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Rollover crash shuts down Matthews road

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At least one person was injured in a rollover wreck in Matthews Sunday morning. 

The single-vehicle wreck occurred in the 2300 block of Sam Newell Road near Rice Road. Matthews Fire and EMS tweeted about the crash shortly before 11 a.m. 

The Matthews Fire Department said the vehicle overturned and one person was trapped for some time.

MEDIC said one person was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with potentially life-threatening injuries. Firefighters have not said what caused the crash. 

Matthews Police said the road has been shut down. Officers did not say what time the road is expected to reopen. 

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