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Man killed when car rear-ends tractor-trailer on I-85 near McAdenville

A man was killed Tuesday night on Interstate 85 near McAdenville when his vehicle rear-ended a tractor-trailer, causing traffic to briefly back up.

The crash happened late Tuesday near Exit 23, the McAdenville exit, authorities said. The man, the car’s only occupant, was declared dead at the scene. His name hadn’t been released by 11:30 p.m.

Police say the driver of the truck was uninjured. They wouldn’t say what caused the crash.

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