CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A man was killed in a wreck in south Charlotte early Tuesday morning.
According to troopers with the North Carolina Highway Patrol, 48-year-old Robert Kite was driving a SUV and was traveling from the I-485 outer loop ramp to I-77 north just before 1 a.m. Troopers said Kite lost control of the vehicle on the flyover bridge and drove off the road. Kite then crashed onto I-485 outer, which is below the loop ramp, Highway Patrol said.
Kite was then ejected on I-485 outer but the vehicle continued over the rail and down onto I-77 south where it landed over a guardrail, according to troopers.
Highway Patrol says Kite was pronounced dead on the scene.
Traffic on I-77 south was backed up for some time but the wreck has since been cleared.
Troopers did not say whether speed or alcohol were factors in this incident.