Causeway bridge reopens southbound after a vehicle plunged into Lake Pontchartrain

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UPDATE: 

Good news, the southbound Causeway Bridge has reopened, motorists should expect delays.

ORIGINAL:

The southbound Causeway Bridge was closed early Tuesday morning after a vehicle fell into Lake Pontchartrain.

Causeway police say the crash happened at mile marker 18 around 6 a.m.

Officials say two people and a dog inside the truck have been rescued.

Efforts are now underway to recover the vehicle.

Kellie Brown@KellieBWDSU

: The Causeway Bridge is CLOSED . An accident has caused a car to go in to water at MM 18. Take the Twin Span Bridge as an alternate route. @wdsu

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