CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. -- State troopers tell NBC Charlotte northbound lanes on I-85 were shut down for hours following a deadly crash near Mile Marker 60 in Cabarrus County.

NCDOT said the crash happened around 1 p.m. Saturday near Copperfield Boulevard Northeast. The multiple-vehicle crash happened in the middle of the stretch of construction along I-85 underneath the Copperfield Boulevard Bridge.

Officials did not release the identity of the person killed in the multiple-vehicle crash. The roads reopened several hours after the crash.

State troopers are investigating the crash.