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Troopers: Motorcyclist struck by sheet metal from truck on NB I-85 in Charlotte

(Reuben Muiruri | WBTV) (Reuben Muiruri | WBTV)
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

One person was rushed to the hospital after a crash involving a motorcycle on I-85 Tuesday afternoon.

The crash happened just before 4 p.m. on northbound I-85 near Exit 48 to I-485. Troopers said a pickup truck carrying sheet metal lost part of its load.

At least one sheet of metal struck the motorcyclists, officials said.

Medic said one person was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with very serious injuries.

The driver of the pickup truck was cited.

No names have been released.

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