I-35 Southbound Near Cumming Re-Opened After Fatal Wrong-Way Crash

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I-35 crash blocking southbound lanes near Cumming. (WHO-HD)

CUMMING, Iowa — One person has been confirmed dead in a  wrong-way crash that blocked the southbound lanes of I-35 at the Cumming exit early Wednesday morning.

The roadway reopened just after 7:45 a.m.

Sgt. Nate Ludwig with the Iowa State Patrol says a car traveling the wrong way on I-35 southbound hit a Casey’s General Store semi truck head on early Wednesday morning. The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident happened around 3:15 a.m. blocking the southbound lanes of travel.

A detour using the off and on ramps at Exit 65, at Cumming was used.

The name of the person killed has not been released.

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