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I-85 in Durham Reopens

Posted May 9, 1999

— Traffic is moving again on I-85 in Durham after a fiery, fatal overnight accident.

Authorities say a car and a tanker collided in the northbound lanes of the Roxboro Street overpass about 1 a.m.

The car burst into flames and its driver was killed.

There's no word on that person's identity or the condition of the truck driver.

The northbound lanes were shut down until 5 a.m. while a fuel spill and the wreckage were cleaned up.


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