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Key Outer Banks road cut

N.C. Highway 12 runs along the Outer Banks, providing the key access route back to the mainland. But early Thursday, the state Higway Patrol closed a stretch just north of Oregon Inlet to all southbound traffic heading toward Cape Hatteras. Northbound traffic is still coming out, NBC's Terry Pickard reports, but that closure means no one can get back into Cape Hatteras for now.