Two people killed in overnight car crash on I-485 have been identified

Published: Mar. 24, 2018 at 10:25 AM EDT|Updated: Mar. 24, 2018 at 2:22 PM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A part of I-485 shut down due to a fatal car crash overnight in north Charlotte.

Officials say they received a call around 3:13 a.m. about a black Hummer driving in the wrong direction near Exit 19. Shortly after troopers received a call about a crash that occurred.

According to state troopers, the driver of the Hummer, Robert Lee Presson, hit a 2008 Dodge truck. The driver of the truck, Amy Lee Loftin and Presson were both killed as a result of the crash.

Officials have not confirmed if alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash.

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