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Major accident near Eddy cleared up I-35 on Friday afternoon

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BRUCEVILLE-EDDY, TX (KXXV) -

All southbound lanes of interstate 35 near Eddy were closed for nearly an hour and a half on Friday afternoon after a four vehicle crash. 

According to Bruceville-Eddy Police, one vehicle following too closely, struck another vehicle, which caused a chain reaction before 1 p.m.. 

Authorities said an 18-wheeler driver slammed on the breaks, causing the semi to jackknife. This prompted the closure of the southbound lanes of the interstate until around 2:30 p.m.

At one point, traffic was backed up through Lorena near mile marker 322.

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