One Dead in Tractor-Trailer Crash, I-80 West Shut Down

BLAKESLEE -- UPDATE: One lane of I-80 west in Carbon County has reopened.

The Carbon County coroner said one person was killed in a crash involving three tractor-trailers on Interstate 80 Wednesday morning.

Troopers said three tractor-trailers wrecked around 6 a.m. between the Blakeslee and Lake Harmony exits.

A 71-year-old from New Jersey was killed in the crash, according to the coroner.

Both lanes of I-80 west near the Carbon/Monroe County line were closed. Traffic is now getting by in one lane.


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