Troopers: Truck driver hit and killed on I-85 NB

Highway Patrol was on scene investigating a fatal crash along I-85 northbound at Little Rock Road in west Charlotte early Friday morning.

A tractor-trailer driver was hit by another truck while he was assisting a stranded driver around 4 a.m. on Friday, officials say.

The tractor-trailer driver died as a result of the crash. 

The road was shut down temporarily and has since reopened. 

FOX 46 will continue to provide updates on this traffic accident.