UPDATE: I-79 Southbound near I-68 Interchange reopens after accident

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UPDATE (2:57 p.m.)

Both southbound lanes have reopened, according 911 officials.  


ORIGINAL (1:40 p.m.)

An accident has shut down Interstate 79 southbound in Monongalia County Tuesday afternoon. 

WV 511 officials said the the accident took place near mile marker 149 near the I-68 interchange. Both southbound lanes are closed as of 2:40 p.m. 

WBOY has a reporter headed to the scene. Stay with 12 News as we work to bring you the latest on this story.  

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