A North Carolina Highway Patrol SUV sits atop a wrecker as firefighters work to clear debris in the northbound lane of I-40/85 near Mebane on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014. Multi-vehicle accidents resulted in one death and several injuries - including the trooper, who was transported to Duke University Medical Center. Traffic in both the northbound and southbound lanes was snarled for hours.
A North Carolina Highway Patrol SUV sits atop a wrecker as firefighters work to clear debris in the northbound lane of I-40/85 near Mebane on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014. Multi-vehicle accidents resulted in one death and several injuries - including the trooper, who was transported to Duke University Medical Center. Traffic in both the northbound and southbound lanes was snarled for hours. cliddy@newsobserver.com
A North Carolina Highway Patrol SUV sits atop a wrecker as firefighters work to clear debris in the northbound lane of I-40/85 near Mebane on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014. Multi-vehicle accidents resulted in one death and several injuries - including the trooper, who was transported to Duke University Medical Center. Traffic in both the northbound and southbound lanes was snarled for hours. cliddy@newsobserver.com

Woman killed, state trooper hospitalized after 2 crashes on I-85 in Alamance County

December 24, 2014 10:50 AM