North Carolina

Driver Killed in Accident at I-85 near Kings Mountain in Gaston County, NC

April 14, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-85, Manson, NC, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
North Carolina Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-Trailers were involved in a collision

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed two people at I-85 near Kings Mountain in Gaston County, NC on April 14th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 3:15 p.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer attempting to enter a shoulder due to a flat tire as a second truck was merging. The vehicles collided, causing them to catch fire. Reports say one of the drivers died at the scene while the other driver was hospitalized with alleged minor injuries. Additional information was not provided.

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