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September 2, 2008

Wreck closes I-79 South for short time

MORGANTOWN — Interstate 79 South near the Marion and Monongalia County line was shut down for a short time following an accident that killed one person. State police are looking into the wreck, which involved an SUV that went over the guardrail, WBOY reported.

Wreck closes I-79 South for short time

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