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Man killed in multi-vehicle wreck on I-40 in Raleigh

Posted July 27, 2018 5:49 p.m. EDT
Updated July 27, 2018 10:57 p.m. EDT

— A fatal multi-vehicle crash snarled rush hour traffic on Interstate 40 Friday evening in Raleigh.

Several eastbound lanes of I-40 were closed near Lake Wheeler Road just before 5 p.m., and the road fully reopened at 10:45 p.m.

Sky 5 video from the scene showed the crash involved at least three cars and a cement truck.

Authorities said one man was killed in the crash. No other injuries were reported.

Footage from the scene showed traffic was backed up past U.S. Highway 1 in Cary as a result of the crash.

Authorities did not say what caused the crash or release any information about injuries.