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I-10 East OPEN near Iberville-West Baton Rouge line

One person died in a crash on I-10 East involving nine vehicles on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021.
One person died in a crash on I-10 East involving nine vehicles on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021.(Acadian Ambulance)
Published: Sep. 9, 2021 at 4:05 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 9, 2021 at 8:28 PM CDT
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WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH, La. (WAFB) - Authorities reported I-10 East has reopened near the Iberville-West Baton Rouge line after a deadly multi-vehicle crash closed the eastbound lanes of the interstate for hours on Thursday, Sept. 5.

The West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office said one person died in the nine-vehicle crash. The victim’s name was not released.

The interstate reopened around 7:30 p.m. It was closed shortly after 4 p.m.

Traffic was diverted to I-49 North and then to US 190 East during the closure.

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