Fatal crash shuts down I-85 south in Gastonia

Interstate 85 southbound in Gastonia is shut down due to a fatal crash, according to North Carolina Highway Patrol.

Officials say the wreck happened just before 5 p.m. around exit 10. Multiple vehicles were involved.

All southbound lanes have been shutdown. Motorists should use US 74 as an alternate route. It's unclear how long the interstate will be shut down for.

FOX 46 is working to learn more details on the crash. Keep refreshing as new information is released.