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Woman killed in overnight accident on Northbound I-75

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An overnight accident on northbound I-75 has left one woman dead.

Authorities say the accident happened around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday night on Northbound I-75 near the Norwood Lateral.

Police say that the driver lost control of her vehicle and drove into a ditch on the side of the highway. The driver was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.

Police stayed on the scene searching for additional victims. However, none were found. The highway was closed until around 7:00 a.m. on Sunday morning.

FOX19 will continue to update the story as relevant details become available.

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