One dead in fatal crash on I-85 in Concord

UPDATE:   The road has reopened on I-85 northbound

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The N.C. Highway Patrol tells Fox 46 they are on the scene of a fatal crash on I-85 northbound in Concord, near exit 60, Dale Earnhardt Blvd. The road is shut down.

I-85 northbound is backed up for several miles. Consider using US Hwy 29 as an alternate route while officials clear the scene. 

Fox 46 Charlotte will have more details tonight at 6 pm on Fox 46.