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Deadly semi-truck accident closes I-75 in Monroe Co.

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SkyFOX over the scene of a semi-truck accident in Monroe Co. Wednesday. SkyFOX over the scene of a semi-truck accident in Monroe Co. Wednesday.
SkyFOX over the scene of a semi-truck accident in Monroe Co. Wednesday. SkyFOX over the scene of a semi-truck accident in Monroe Co. Wednesday.
MONROE, Mich. (WJBK) -- Northbound I-75 in Monroe Co. remains closed following a fatal accident involving two semi-trucks.

Michigan State Police say one person died in the accident that happened Wednesday morning near Dunbar Road. At least one of the trucks caught fire.

According to the myFOXDetroit Traffic Map, the freeway is closed between Laplaisance Road and Dixie Highway.

Police suggest using Telegraph as an alternate route.

The circumstances leading up to the accident remain under investigation, police say. An accident reconstruction team is on scene.

The victim's identity has not been released.

Get live traffic updates here.

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