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Tractor-trailer crash shuts down I-77 early Friday

Published: Oct. 30, 2020 at 6:48 AM EDT
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PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - A tractor-trailer crash at near mile-marker 183.5 on Interstate 77 shut down the southbound lanes of the highway.

According to Wood County 911, which received the call about 3:10 a.m., the driver was taken Marietta Memorial Hospital after the crash.

The trailer remained across the road, brining traffic to a standstill, but by 4:35 a.m., it had been removed and one lane was opened back up for traffic. The road was fully reopened by about 5:30 a.m.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office, the Williamstown police and fire departments, the Waverly Volunteer Fire Department and St. Joseph’s Ambulance Service all responded to the scene.

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