Person killed in I-77 crash identified

Officials told NBC Charlotte's crew on the scene that around 3:30 p.m., the minivan ran into the back of the tractor-trailer. The tractor-trailer was parked on the side of the road, officials say. The driver of the minivan died from the accident, NBC Char

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- An Indian Trail man was killed in a crash involving a tractor-trailer on I-77 in north Charlotte Sunday afternoon, officials said. 

According to NC Highway Patrol, the crash occurred in the southbound lanes of I-77 near I-485 and involved a minivan and tractor-trailer. 

Officials on the scene said that around 3:30 p.m., the minivan ran into the back of the tractor-trailer. The tractor-trailer was parked on the side of the road, officials say. The driver of the minivan, identified as 20-year-old Brendon John Ford, died on impact, troopers said. 

Ford was the only person inside the minivan at the time of the crash. The driver of the tractor-trailer is not being charged for the accident.

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