Driver found shot, killed on southbound I-77 toll lane, police say


CORNELIUS, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – A driver who was found dead in their vehicle on southbound Interstate 77 near Huntersville Thursday morning was suffering from a gunshot wound, according to the Cornelius Police Department.

Medic said emergency crews responded to a reported unconscious driver on I-77 around 6:30 a.m. Thursday morning. The driver was pronounced dead.

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Police said the vehicle was stopped in the southbound toll lanes and that the driver was shot.

The interstate is open, but the shooting is still under investigation.

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