One killed on Christmas Eve after five-car crash on Interstate 85

One person was killed Monday afternoon in a five-car crash on Interstate 85 South near the Cabarrus County line, according to Medic.

Another person was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, Medic said.

The victim’s name was not immediately available.

Jane Wester is a Charlotte native and has been covering criminal justice and public safety for The Charlotte Observer since May 2017.