FREEPORT - Village of Freeport officials have confirmed to News 12 that one person died in a crash on Sunrise Highway in Freeport.

Chopper 12 was over the scene where it appeared to show that a van crossed into oncoming traffic and into a fence near the Home Depot and Staples parking lot on Sunrise Highway.

The crash shut down Sunrise Highway in both directions between Henry Street and Columbus Avenue around 6 a.m.

It has since reopened.