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Fatal Accident Causes Major Delays On I-85n

BUFORD -- A fatal accident shut down Interstate 85 north at the Interstate 985 split during Wednesday evening's rush hour, officials said.

Gwinnett County police spokesman Cpl. Jake Smith said at about 6 p.m. that I-85 north was "entirely shut down" and traffic was being diverted onto I-985 north.

The accident was caused when a motorcycle rider was fatally struck by a truck, Smith said. No injuries were reported.

No further information was released Wednesday evening.