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Charlotte traffic: N.C. 115 blocked in Cornelius

Downed power lines are blocking N.C. 115 just north of Washam Potts Road in Cornelius Tuesday morning.

Motorists should use U.S. 21 as an alternate.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police also responded to an injury wreck in the 6000 block of outbound East Independence Boulevard, near Conference Drive, and other wrecks on Albemarle Road at North Sharon Amity Road and on South Boulevard at East Boulevard.

In Wadesboro in Anson County, two westbound lanes of U.S. 74 are closed as police investigate a body being found in a parking lot along the road.

Two morning wrecks that blocked lanes on Charlotte area interstates were cleared by 8 a.m.

At 7 a.m., a wreck blocked the right lane of Interstate 85 northbound near Exit 41, Sugar Creek Road. The wreck was cleared by about 7:30 a.m.

A wreck blocking the right lane of I-77 northbound in Statesville near the exit to I-40 westbound was cleared at 8 a.m.

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