One killed in crash with tractor trailer in Gaston County

One killed in crash with tractor trailer in Gaston County

Credit: Crowder's Mountain Fire & Rescue

One killed in crash with tractor trailer in Gaston County

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by WCNC.com staff

WCNC.com

Posted on July 5, 2013 at 3:43 PM

Updated Monday, Jul 8 at 10:03 AM

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.

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