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All lanes on Interstate 75 in Manatee County reopen after crash

A crash on Interstate 75 south of U.S. 301 in Manatee County closed two southbound lanes of the highway Thursday morning, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
A crash on Interstate 75 south of U.S. 301 in Manatee County closed two southbound lanes of the highway Thursday morning, according to Florida Highway Patrol. Florida Department of Transportation 511 traffic camera

Interstate 75 in Manatee County is reopen after a crash Thursday morning forced multiple lanes of the interstate to close.

A crash near mile marker 224 on southbound I-75 closed two lanes south of U.S. 301 in Manatee County for about two hours, according to FHP. The center and right southbound lanes closed around 11 a.m. and reopened shortly after 1 p.m.

The southbound entrance ramps to the interstate from U.S. 301 north were blocked, but have reopened.

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