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Coroner: 1 dead in I-85 NB wreck near Auburn

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Published: Feb. 14, 2022 at 3:30 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 14, 2022 at 9:56 PM EST
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AUBURN, Ala. (WSFA) - Lee County Coroner Bill Harris says there was one fatality in a fiery crash on Interstate 85 Monday afternoon.

Details of the crash have yet to be released, but the multi-vehicle wreck near exit 51 shut down the northbound lanes of I-85 between Auburn and Opelika for several hours. The wreck has since been cleared.

The crash also involved a fire, which was brought under control during the traffic congestion.

No other information has been released.

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