Deadly Accident Closes I-77 South At Gilead Road For Several Hours

HUNTERSVILLE, NC — The express and general purpose lanes on I-77 southbound at Exit 23 (Gilead Road) were closed for several hours Wednesday evening due to a deadly accident.

Medic says one person was taken to Atrium CMC with life threatening injuries. Another patient has reportedly died.

The area was closed for roughly three hours and caused heavy delays.

The victim’s name has not yet been released. The investigation into what caused the crash is ongoing.

 

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