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Police Investigate Fatal I-95 Wreck

Scene of an accident on I-95 on Feb. 8, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Scene of an accident on I-95 on Feb. 8, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

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RYE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – New York State police are investigating a deadly accident that closed the northbound lanes of the New England Thruway between Exit 21 in Westchester County and the Connecticut state line Friday morning.

The accident between a truck and a car occurred around 2:30 a.m. in Rye near a ramp where I-287 and I-95 meet.

One person was killed and several others were injured, according to published reports.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Traffic from I-95 northbound was diverted off Exit 21. Traffic from I-287 eastbound was diverted to I-95 southbound.

The thruway lanes were reopened around 8:30 a.m.

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