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Charlotte's I-85 remains closed following multiple crashes that left CMPD officer dead

A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer has been killed in a crash involving a tractor trailer early Tuesday morning on I-85.

Several officers were responding a tractor trailer crash, when a second tractor trailer collided with a patrol car at the scene.

In a message on Twitter, CMPD Chief Johnny Jennings says it’s with a heavy heart that he announces the death of Officer Mia Goodwin.

Jennings is holding a news conference this morning, where more information may be released. I-85 near W-T Harris Boulevard remains closed.

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