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Charlotte traffic: I-85 N reopens after pedestrian struck, killed

The two left lanes of Interstate 85 between Graham Street and West Sugar Creek Road in Charlotte are closed, after a pedestrian was struck and killed while trying to cross the highway about 1 a.m. Friday.
The two left lanes of Interstate 85 between Graham Street and West Sugar Creek Road in Charlotte are closed, after a pedestrian was struck and killed while trying to cross the highway about 1 a.m. Friday. Kristen Hampton / WBTV

All lanes of Interstate 85 northbound between Graham Street and West Sugar Creek Road in Charlotte have reopened after a pedestrian was struck and killed while trying to cross the highway.

Police closed three of the four lanes to investigate the death and reopened the lanes by 6:45 a.m. Friday. The incident happened about 1 a.m.

At 8 a.m., a wreck was snarling traffic on outbound East Independence Boulevard near North Sharon Amity Road.

Another wreck was reported on Mount Holly-Huntersville Road at Rozzelles Ferry Road.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak

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