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Wreck blocks I-77 northbound lanes in Huntersville

Northbound Interstate 77 is shut in Huntersville early Friday afternoon after a tractor trailer jack-knifed just north of the Gilead Road exit, firefighters said.
Northbound Interstate 77 is shut in Huntersville early Friday afternoon after a tractor trailer jack-knifed just north of the Gilead Road exit, firefighters said. North Mecklenburg Rescue

Northbound Interstate 77 is shut in Huntersville early Friday afternoon after a tractor trailer jack-knifed just north of the Gilead Road exit, firefighters said.

The wreck happened around 12:30 p.m. near Exit 23. State highway officials said it could take until 4 p.m. to clear the scene.

N.C. DOT cameras show traffic stretching for a few miles. Traffic is being diverted off the interstate at Gilead Road for now.

Joe Marusak

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