Authorities investigating fatal crash on I-40 East in Garner

GARNER, N.C. (WNCN) – Authorities are investigating a fatal single-vehicle wreck that occurred Saturday morning on Interstate 40 East at the E. Garner Road overpass.

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North Carolina Highway Patrol troopers are currently on scene investigating and have confirmed one person died in the wreck.

A WNCN photographer on scene reported that the pickup truck drove off the road, hit the guardrail and then slammed into the support beam of the overpass before coming to a rest.

No other information is available at this time.

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