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NCDOT Closes I-73 South Ramp to I-85 Business Due to Fatal Accident

NCDOT Closes I-73 South Ramp to I-85 Business Due to Fatal Accident

GREENSBORO -The N.C. Department of Transportation has closed Exit 97A at I-85 Business North due to a rollover accident that has claimed the life of one person.

The accident forced the closure of the one lane ramp of Exit 97A at about 3:30 a.m. July 2, and the roadway is expected to remain closed for several hours while the N.C. Highway Patrol investigates the crash and clears the scene.

All traffic is being diverted using I-73 South, I-85, I-840 to Exit 21 onto I-40 West/I-85 Business South. The detour can be viewed here.

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2/15/2018 5:23 PM