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Wreck blocks U.S. 1 in Southern Pines

Posted February 17, 2009 2:27 p.m. EST
Updated February 17, 2009 4:25 p.m. EST

— U.S. Highway 1 southbound was closed in Southern Pines at Air Tool Drive for more than an hour, a police spokeswoman said.

Northbound traffic on the road was reduced to one lane while Southern Pines Police and the N.C. State Highway Patrol investigated a wreck.

All lanes were re-opened and flowing smoothly by 3:30 p.m., police said.