WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Two men have died in a wreck on an interstate highway in North Carolina.

The Highway Patrol says the crash occurred shortly after 11:30 p.m. Tuesday on Interstate 40 in Winston-Salem.

Troopers told local media that a car ran into the back of a tractor-trailer rig. Both men in the car died. The truck driver was not hurt.

The names of the victims have not been released.

I-40 westbound was closed for several hours but reopened around 5 a.m. Wednesday.