1 killed in car accident on I-485, officials say

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One person has died following a car accident in I-485, the Huntersville Fire Department says. 

The crash happened on the outer loop of I-485 between I-77 and West W.T. Harris Boulevard. One person was pronounced dead at the scene by Medic.

Huntersville Fire and Police have cleared the scene, but NC State Highway Patrol is still conduction an investigation. 

The left two lanes of the outer loop before Harris will remain closed until the investigation is complete.  Drivers are asked to use caution in the area and yield to all emergency units