GASTON COUNTY, N.C. -- One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash involving at tractor trailer in Gaston County.
It happened Friday around 9:20 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-85 near Exit 10A.
Crowder's Mountain Fire & Rescue says the driver of a car lost control and skidded in front of the tractor trailer. The truck pushed the car 100 feet until it came to rest against a median. The tractor trailer overturned in the collision.
The driver of the car died on scene.
The truck driver was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
Crews are working to clean up the truck’s load, frozen chicken.