KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — North Carolina State Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a deadly crash on I-40 eastbound in Kernersville.
Troopers said an initial crash in the eastbound lanes backed up traffic just after 7 a.m. near the Union Cross exit.
Investigators said the driver did not slow down in time and crashed into the back of a box truck, which was at a standstill.
No other injuries were reported in the crash.
Troopers said they do not believe weather played a factor in the crash.
The name of the driver killed has not been released.