Two Trucks Involved in Fatal Accident in North Carolina

A box truck reportedly rear-ended a tractor-trailer on Interstate 85 in North Carolina on the morning of Monday, Feb. 6, killing at least one person, according to The accident, which forced southbound lane closures for much of the morning, happened near a truck weigh station, according to the report. The cause of the accident is still under investigation. The North Carolina Highway Patrol was urging motorists to avoid the scene by using Interstate 485.

TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to, one person is injured or killed in a truck accident every 16 minutes.

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