1 dead in major crash on I-85 NB in Auburn

AUBURN, AL (WSFA) - A major crash on Interstate 85 northbound in Auburn has caused major traffic delays all day Wednesday.

Auburn Police Capt. Lorenza Dorsey said there was a fatality in the crash that was between an 18-wheeler and two other vehicles near Exit 51.

Dorsey said several people were taken to the hospital.

Dorsey also said traffic had to be rerouted off the interstate, College Street, and back onto to the interstate.

As of around 7:55 p.m., Dorsey said investigators have wrapped up their investigation and both lanes are now back open.

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