Authorities: Avoid I-485 after wreck

Authorities are asking motorists to avoid Interstate 485 near South Boulevard as they investigate and clear up the wreckage from a fatal wreck.

The wreck happened just after 5 p.m. on westbound I-485 near the South Boulevard exit. A vehicle overturned and a person was injured.

Investigators have not released the name of the person who was killed, pending family notification. They have also not released what they believe caused the wreck.

First responders expect the lanes to be clear just after 6 p.m.

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