A deadly crash involving a semi truck blocked the ramp to Interstate 275 from Interstate 75 for hours early Wednesday morning, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
The crash was reported around 4:30 a.m. on northbound I-75 in Palmetto at mile marker 228, according to FHP. A semi truck struck a concrete pylon of the I-275 northbound overpass.
Troopers blocked the the entrance ramp to northbound I-275 from I-75 north for hours to investigate.
As of 8:50 a.m., the ramp was reopened and the roadway was clear, according to FHP.
Crews were on the scene of the crash to assess any possible damage to the overpass in the crash, and determined there was no structural damage, according to FHP Lt. Greg Bueno.
All lanes and ramps are open.