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Motorcyclist killed in crash on I-77 southbound

NC Highway Patrol said the motorcyclist was weaving in and out of traffic and lost control and hit the wall
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Editor's Note: An updated version of this story was published on Dec. 22 with a photo of the vehicle involved. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is asking for the public's help with the search.

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One person has died after a fatal accident on Interstate-77 early Sunday morning.

Police said the accident occurred around 12:40 a.m. involving a motorcycle on I-77 southbound.

NC Highway Patrol said the motorcyclist was weaving in and out of traffic and lost control and hit the wall. The name of the driver has not been released. 

The road was shut down for hours while officers investigated the crash.

Traffic was rerouted off I-77 southbound and forced to exit at S. Tryon.

Stick with WCNC for the latest as more information becomes available. 

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