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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- One person was killed after an accident on Interstate 485 Sunday afternoon.

According to the Highway Patrol, Catalina Cruz, 35, was killed after merging onto I-485 when she over corrected and another vehicle slammed into her driver s side door around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday.

The Charlotte Fire Department and Medic said Cruz died at the scene. Another person was treated at the scene with what paramedics described as non-life-threatening injuries.

NewsChannel 36 crews say traffic was back up at least three miles on the inner loop during the time of the crash.

Troopers tell NewsChannel 36 speed was a factor in the crash.

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