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UPDATE: One dead after single vehicle accident on Interstate 77 in Jackson County, WV

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Interstate 77 has reopened after a fatal accident in Jackson County, WV.

The single vehicle accident happened about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday near mile marker 150. Dispatchers with Jackson County 911 say one person died in the accident.

Both northbound lanes were closed for more than two hours as first responders cleared the scene, but have been reopened.

Jackson County Sheriff's deputies are looking into the cause of the accident.

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ORIGINAL:

Deputies with the Jackson County Sheriff's Department are investigating a single vehicle accident on Interstate 77.

The accident occurred about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday near mile marker 150.

Dispatchers with Jackson County 911 say one person died in the accident.

Both northbound lanes of Interstate 77 are closed at the scene.  Route 68 and Route 21 are alternate routes to take at this time.