One person is dead in an I-77 crash involving a car and tractor trailer. That victim has been identified as Ryan Ginther, 35, of Simpsonville, SC.
Troopers say there was a head-on collision between the two vehicles, landing them both up against the guardrail. The wreck happened around 3:30 a.m. on I-77 Southbound at exit 28 near Cornelius. A portion of the interstate was closed for a few hours, but has since reopened.
Officials have not said what led up to the wreck.