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Update: I-79 South reopens following 3-vehicle accident in Marion County
By Joey Rather,
Update: 9/29/2023, 7:37 p.m.
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (WBOY) — Officials with Marion County 911 have confirmed that I-79 South has reopened.
Original: 9/29/2023, 5:51 p.m.
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (WBOY) — The southbound lanes of Interstate 79 are currently closed following a three-vehicle accident in Marion County.
According to West Virginia 511, at around 5:36 p.m., a vehicle crash was reported near mile marker 135 of I-79 South which is at the Pleasant Valley exit. Crews are still on the scene evaluating the situation but could confirm that there was no entrapment.
Officials with the Marion County 911 center confirmed to 12 News that three vehicles were involved.