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Traffic advisory, 6:13 p.m.: I-75 closed southbound at Palm Beach Boulevard

By Staff | Sep 13, 2011

Southbound Interstate 75 in Lee County is closed at Palm Beach Boulevard due to a traffic fatality at the Tice Street overpass (near 140 mile marker).

A tractor-trailer traveled into the median, striking the support columns for the Tice Street overpass. There was no structural damage done to the columns or overpass from this crash.

This was a single vehicle fatality.

Motorists should avoid the area if at all possible.

More details will be released when available, officials said.

Source: FHP