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Traffic Flowing Again Following Deadly I-20 Crash


     Traffic is back to normal along Interstate 20 after the highway was shut down for hours overnight Thursday.

     An 18-wheeler collided with two other vehicles near the Texas-Louisiana state line around 6:30p.m. Thursday.

    Caddo Sheriff's Deputies said an 18-wheeler carrying grape juice concentrate and a Ford Focus travelling West hit each other. The 18-wheeler crossed the median and hit a pickup truck on the eastbound side. The driver of the pickup was killed in the crash.

     Two people, including a passenger in the pickup and 18-wheeler were taken to Louisiana State Hospital in Shreveport.

     While the Interstate was shutdown, traffic was rerouted on U.S. Highway 80 in Waskom.

Cody Lillich, Reporting. Raycom Affiliate KSLA-TV/Shreveport, LA Contributed to this report.

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