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Wrong-way driver killed in I-85 crash

The driver of a Honda passenger car died early Saturday after he drove the wrong way on Interstate 85 and crashed into a Ford F350 truck, according to Highway Patrol Trooper Mosley.

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BUTNER, N.C. — The driver of a Honda passenger car died early Saturday after he drove the wrong way on Interstate 85 and crashed into a Ford F350 truck, according to Highway Patrol Trooper Mosley.

Authorities are trying to figure out why the man was driving north in the southbound lanes near Exit 186, just south of the Falls Lake Bridge. His name was not released.

The pickup truck driver was not injured, Mosley said. The crash happened around 5:45 a.m. No other information was released.

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