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Victim identified in fatal crash near Huntersville

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HUNTERSVILLE, NC (WBTV) -

One person is dead following a crash near Huntersville Monday afternoon. 

The wreck happened around 2:15 p.m. on Old Statesville Road near Interstate 485, closing the area for a time. 

Medic pronounced the front seat passenger of a gold Chevrolet S-10, Brice Knox, dead upon arrival. The driver of the truck was transported to Carolinas Medical Center- Main with minor injuries. 

Upon further investigation it was determined the driver of a black Honda Pilot was attempting to make a left turn onto I-485 when the Chevrolet S-10 truck collided into the Honda at a high rate of speed. 

The driver of the truck, Curtis Thompson, has been charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle. 

Officials say impairment is not a contributing factor for either drivers involved.

Police are still investigating the crash and ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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