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Charlotte man dies in I-77 crash

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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.

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