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One Killed Along I-85 In Vance County

Posted September 19, 2001 12:58 p.m. EDT

— One person is dead after a collision between two tractor-trailers near the Virginia border Wednesday morning.

The Vance County Sheriff's Office says one tractor-trailer hit the rear of the other, causing the accident just south of Henderson. One of the trucks caught fire.

Northbound I-85 was shut down at mile marker 209 for much of the morning.

The victim has not been identified.