• Serious crash closes portion of I-85 in Cabarrus County for hours

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    CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. - A portion of Interstate 85 northbound in Cabarrus County near Kannapolis was closed Sunday afternoon due to a crash.

    Officials said a multivehicle crash around 2:30 p.m. closed the highway near Dale Earnhardt Boulevard.

    The road reopened around 7 p.m.

    Our crew counted five cars involved and saw a helicopter take at least one person from the scene.

    We're still working to learn how many people were injured and how serious those injuries are.

    Check back with wsoctv.com for updates.

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