CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- One person was killed in a car accident early Sunday morning in South Charlotte.

The crash occurred around 1:30 a.m. on I-485 near South Boulevard.

Highway Patrol says the driver ran off the road, hitting a light pole and sign. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

The name of the victim has not yet been released.

Stay with WCNC.com for the latest on this developing story.