One dead after Huntersville accident involving tractor trailer

One person has died in an early morning crash in Huntersville.

It happened around 6 a.m. Monday in the 12000 block of Mount Holly Huntersville Road.

The crash involved a Volkswagen EOS and a tractor trailer.

Investigators say the driver of the Volkswagen, 42-year-old Scott Ryland Cates was killed when he car was pinned under the tractor trailer.

The road was reopened around 11:00 a.m. 

Authorities are still investigating what led to the accident.