CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Officials say one person is dead following a multiple-vehicle accident near southeast Charlotte Sunday night.

N.C. Highway Patrol said the accident took place on the inner loop of I-485 at mile marker 49 near Idlewild Road. One person was pronounced dead following the accident, according to Medic.

NBC Charlotte's crew on the scene reports the accident involved a motorcycle. Officials have not released the deceased person's identity.

The inner loop of I-485 near mile marker 49 was shut down for hours before reopening.