CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A Charlotte man died in a vehicle crash on I-77 early Monday morning.
According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, the victim has been identified as 37-year-old John Johnson.
Johnson was traveling southbound on I-77 near Trade Street around 1:30 a.m.
The highway patrol says he drove into the back end of a tractor-trailer parked on the shoulder of the interstate.
Some lanes of southbound I-77 were closed for a while right after the crash, but they were reopened in time for the morning rush hour.