US 61 South past I-10 reopens after fatal accident

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Traffic is moving smoothly again on US 61 South past I-10.

UPDATE:

ORIGINAL:

Southbound US 61 in St. James Parish is closed because of a fatal accident.

Traffic Alert….Accident US-61 @ I-10…US-61 closed south of interstate….Kevan has the latest! #btrtraffic

Posted by WVLA NBC Local 33 on Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The accident occurred south of Sorrento.

Motorists are encouraged to find an alternative route.

More information will be provided when it becomes available.

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