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Fatal, fiery crash on southbound I-5 near DuPont

Traffic backed up for miles with no good detour in the area. Northbound traffic also slowed because of the emergency.

The Associated Press

12/16/2013

DUPONT, Wash. — The Washington State Patrol says one person has been killed in a fiery crash that blocked the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 south of Tacoma near DuPont.

Transportation Department video of the scene Monday morning at Mounts Road showed fire burning a truck trailer and perhaps another vehicle.

Traffic backed up for miles with no good detour in the area. Northbound traffic also slowed because of the emergency.

Information from: KING-TV, http://www.king5.com/

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