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Troopers: Woman killed in wreck on I-77


A woman was killed in a car accident on the interstate Thursday evening, according to Charlotte firefighters.

The accident happened shortly before 9 p.m. on southbound I-77 near the North and South Carolina state line.

State Troopers told WBTV that a woman was driving northbound on I-77 when she collided with a tractor trailer. Her vehicle flipped and came to rest on the southbound side of the interstate.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name has not been released.

I-77 Southbound was shut down while troopers finished the investigation. It was re-opened around 10:15 p.m.

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