UPDATE: One person was killed in an accident today in the 2300 block of Mount Vernon Road SE, police confirmed.
The crash was reported around 1:30 p.m.
According to police spokesperson Cristy Hamblin, the driver of a car crossed the center line of Mount Vernon Road around 1:30 p.m. and hit a dump truck head-on.
The crash closed the road in the area. Traffic was being advised to seek an alternate route.