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One killed in wreck involving 18-wheeler

Courtesy: Huntersville Fire Courtesy: Huntersville Fire
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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

One person was killed in a north Charlotte wreck Sunday afternoon, MEDIC said. 

According to MEDIC, the wreck occurred around 3:30 p.m. on southbound Interstate 77 onto Interstate 485 outer. 

Troopers with the North Carolina Highway Patrol said a mini van crashed into the rear of an 18-wheeler that was parked on the right-hand shoulder of the ramp. The driver of the mini van died, troopers said. The truck driver was not injured. No one else was hurt in the crash. 

The ramp on Exit 19 was shut down for several hours following the crash. The ramp reopened around 6 p.m., according to the Huntersville Fire Department. 

Drivers in the area were asked to take a detour while the investigation was ongoing, the NCDOT said. 

No names have been released. 

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