Wreck claims one

Published 12:02 pm Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Alabama state troopers are investigating a two-vehicle wreck on Interstate 85 near the Alabama-Georgia line.

Troopers confirm one person was killed in the crash early Tuesday that happened at about 5:50 a.m.

According to WTVM-TV, a witness said a sport utility vehicle and a tractor-trailer truck collided in the northbound lanes.

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Troopers have closed one lane and northbound traffic has been rerouted at Exit 77.