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One dead in crash on I-85 Saturday, police searching for driver

A fiery crash early morning killed one driver on I-85 near the Catawba River on Saturday morning.
A fiery crash early morning killed one driver on I-85 near the Catawba River on Saturday morning. WBTV

A person was killed in a crash that shut down all lanes on I-85 northbound near Sam Wilson Road early Saturday morning.

Highway Patrol says a driver slammed into the back of a semi truck just before 5 a.m. The car went up in flames.

Troopers confirmed one person died.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said they are searching for another driver involved in the crash that fled the scene.

The names of those involved have not been released.

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