HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - One person was killed and two others seriously injured following an overnight crash along Interstate-77 in Huntersville, according to North Carolina Highway Patrol.
The deadly single-vehicle wreck occurred just before 3:20 a.m. Tuesday, May 21 on I-77 northbound.
According to the Huntersville Fire Department, the vehicle involved in the crash departed the roadway and traveled behind a guard rail, striking a metal pole. Three people were inside the car. One person was pronounced dead at the scene. Two others were taken to CMC-Main with serious injuries.
No word on their identities or the cause of the crash at this time.
I-77 northbound was partially shut down until 5:30 a.m. Tuesday. North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating this crash.
SCENE CLEARED: A deadly early #AM crash along I-77 N, as you approach exit 25 (Sam Furr Road), is cleared. All lanes are back open. However, an investigation into the accident is underway. One person dead, two others seriously injured. Details via @FOX46News on #GDC. pic.twitter.com/E2DkQyvLxQ— Amber Roberts (@AmberFOX46) May 21, 2019