GASTON COUNTY, NC (FOX 46) - A woman is dead and her 10-year-old daughter seriously injured following a wreck Wednesday night on Interstate-85 in Gaston County, according to North Carolina Highway Patrol.
The call came in at 9:13 p.m. Wednesday, May 10 on I-85 northbound at Exit 13, the Edge Wood Road Exit in Gastonia.
NCDOT has closed the road just north of Exit 14.
I-85 , Mile Marker 14, North, Gastonia, Gaston, Vehicle Crash, Road Closed, at 5/10 9:27 PM— NCDOT I-85 (@NCDOT_I85) May 11, 2017
Highway Patrol tells FOX 46 Charlotte their vehicle slammed into a tractor trailer at 65/70 mph on the interstate.
Troopers say crews were repaving the road and traffic was at a standstill. The woman allegedly didn't see traffic had stopped due to overnight construction.
No word on identities of those involved.
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