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Wreck involving eight vehicles, bear closes I-95 in Halifax County

Posted October 26, 2012 5:27 a.m. EDT
Updated October 26, 2012 5:36 a.m. EDT

Traffic Accident (generic)

— Authorities closed both northbound lanes of Interstate 95 at mile marker 160 in Halifax County for about five hours Friday morning after a wreck involving eight vehicles and a bear. 

Details about the wreck were not immediately available, but authorities responded to calls about an overturned tractor-trailer about 12:20 a.m. 

Motorists were detoured around the wreck while crews cleared the two-lane stretch of highway, and the lanes were reopened about 5:30 a.m.

It wasn't clear if anyone was injured. No other information was released.