Interstate 85 southbound reopens in Davidson County, one person killed

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DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — A traffic crash shut down southbound Interstate 85 in Davidson County Monday morning.

The crash happened near NC Highway 8 near Lexington at about 11 a.m.

The road reopened at about 1:20 p.m., according to the NC Department of Transportation.

One person has died, and two others suffered injuries and were taken to the hospital by ambulance, according to Highway Patrol officials.

The crash involved three vehicles.

A 2016 Mack truck with a tanker-trailer was in the far right, southbound lane when a 2013 Ford Focus struck the rear of the Mack truck. The Ford Focus was then struck from behind by a 2017 Jaguar.

The driver of the Focus was killed.