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Traffic disrupted to allow MedFlight landing

Traffic was slowed down in order to allow MedFlight to land. (Photo: @dy929 via Twitter) Traffic was slowed down in order to allow MedFlight to land. (Photo: @dy929 via Twitter)
Both north and southbound lanes were closed near the Athens exit. (Photo: Caleb E. via Twitter) Both north and southbound lanes were closed near the Athens exit. (Photo: Caleb E. via Twitter)
ATHENS, AL (WAFF) -

Traffic was slowed following a wreck on I-65 Saturday morning.

Officials said both north and southbound lanes of I-65 near the Athens exit at Highway 31 had to be closed in order for MedFlight to land.

The wreck has since been cleared away, and traffic has returned to normal.

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