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Fatal crash shuts down all lanes of Ga. Highway 316

A crash occurred at Ga. Highway 316 and Patrick Mill Road in Barrow County. (Photo: Fox5 Atlanta)

A crash occurred at Ga. Highway 316 and Patrick Mill Road in Barrow County. (Photo: Fox5 Atlanta)

A fatal accident has all lanes of Ga. Highway 316 shut down in Barrow County.

Barrow County fire spokesman Lt. Scott Dakin said crews were alerted to the crash on Ga. Highway 316 westbound near Patrick Mill Road — about five miles east of Gwinnett County — at about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Firefighters responded to the scene and have shut down all lanes of the highway between Patrick Mill and Carl Bethlehem roads.

“We want to advise all citizens to avoid the area as traffic is backed up in all directions,” Dakin said. “The roadway will be shut down for several hours.”

The crash involved two tractor-trailers and a passenger vehicles, according to reports.

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