Highway Patrol investigating fatal crash in Cabarrus County

An overturned tractor-trailer has the ramp from outbound Independence to Wendover blocked.

CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. – State troopers are investigating a fatal crash in Cabarrus County.

According to NC Highway Patrol, troopers responded to an accident at the intersection of Lower Rocky River Road and Morrison Road just before 5 a.m.

A witness told NBC Charlotte that the driver was going too fast and ran off the road before hitting a tree. Officials say the driver was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Officials have not identified the victim.


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