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Update 2: Fatal accident brings early morning traffic to a halt

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Update 8:45am

One lane is now open on I-75N @ mm 51. 

One person died after a tractor trailer ran into the back of another tractor trailer. 

The accident had all northbound lanes shut down for most of morning. 


Update 4/20/11

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is advising that it will quite a while before the accident on I-75 @ mm 51 is cleaned up. 

One of the tractor trailers was carrying chicken feed and it is all over the roadway.

If you are heading toward Knoxville, use Highway 11 through McMinn County.


MCMINN CO, TN (WRCB) One person is dead after two tractor trailers collide Thursday morning.

The accident happened around 3:30am on Interstate 75N at mile marker 51 shutting down the interstate.

Traffic is being rerouted at exit 49 on Hwy 11.

Clean up is expected to take a while.

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