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I-10 East opened at Grosse Tete after morning fatal crash

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State Police say that I-10 eastbound is now open at Grosse Tete after a fatal accident involving two 18-wheelers.

State Police are asking motorists to please use caution as you drive through the area. The roadway was closed for more than ten hours. 

According to WBRZ, authorities said the first crash occurred around 2 a.m. and involved an impaired driver. It was a single vehicle crash that blocked the roadway.

Police say that two people were killed and two more were transported to the hospital. The wreck involved multiple 18-wheelers. One of the trucks was hauling sulphur dioxide.

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