UPDATE: I-79 reopened after crash


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UPDATE 11 a.m. April 2: Officials say I-77 has reopened following a crash near Flatwoods.

BRAXTON COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – Two lanes of Interstate 79 South are blocked near mile marker 67 in Flatwoods due to a crash.

The crash involves multiple tractor trailers and other vehicles. 

Traffic is detouring at the Burnsville Lake exit down State Route 5 to Flatwoods.

Also be advised that the northbound lanes are extremely slick.

Drivers are urged to avoid this area if possible. There is no word yet as to when it will reopen.

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