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Fatal Car Accident Results in Closure of US 290


One person was killed this afternoon when an 18-wheeler crashed into a small car in Oak Hill on US 290 near Scenic Brook Drive.  The crash occurred at 2:38 p.m.

Police are directing traffic around the accident scene, according to the Sheriff's office. All the lanes are closed in both directions. A Department of Public Safety representative said she didn't know how long the lane closures would last.

Kelsey Sheridan is a news intern at KUT. She currently studies religion and journalism at Northwestern University.