MEDIC: 2 dead, 1 injured in I-485 crash in Ballantyne

CHARLOTTE — Two people are dead and another person was hurt in a crash along Interstate 485 in the Ballantyne area of south Charlotte Tuesday morning.

The wreck happened around 8:30 a.m. on the outer loop ramp of I-485 at Rea Road.

MEDIC said two people were killed in the crash while a third person was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

The ramp to Rea Road was shut down for hours while police and troopers investigated. It was reopened around noon.

Authorities have not released any names or said what may have led to the crash.

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