One person is dead after a two-vehicle collision on New Watermelon Road in north Tuscaloosa Wednesday afternoon, a police spokesperson has confirmed.

Stephanie Taylor of the Tuscaloosa Police Department said the accident took place in the area of New Watermelon Road and Lakeridge Court just before McWrights Ferry Road.

One person is confirmed dead on the scene, but further details about the accident were not immediately available.

New Watermelon Road was closed at 2:30 Wednesday afternoon as police and first responders work the scene.

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