Man killed in crash on I-85 in Guilford County

A crash closed a portion of northbound I-85 in Guilford County Tuesday morning

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A man was killed in a crash on northbound Interstate 85 Tuesday, according to Highway Patrol.

The crash happened at 10:30 a.m. near mile marker 115. Troopers say a Ford truck tried to merge from the middle lane to the left lane when he sideswiped a landscape truck with a trailer, causing the Ford to flip several times.

The driver was ejected and taken to Moses Cone Memorial Hospital, where he died from his injuries. Highway Patrol identified him as 55-year-old Joe Bill Moose, of Sylva.

Four other people in the truck were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Three people were in the landscape truck. They were taken to Wesley Long Hospital with minor injuries.