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Interstate 75 in Manatee County reopened after a crash Thursday

A crash closed two lanes of Interstate 75 south north of the Interstate 175 apex early Thursday morning in Manatee County, according to Florida 511.
A crash closed two lanes of Interstate 75 south north of the Interstate 175 apex early Thursday morning in Manatee County, according to Florida 511. Florida Department of Transportation

A crash blocked multiple lanes of Interstate 75 near Interstate 275 in Manatee County for hours Thursday.

Two southbound lanes of I-75 were blocked for hours near the apex with I-275 at mile marker 228 Thursday, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The left and center lanes were closed while crews were on scene, but all lanes were reopened by approximately 1 p.m.

The crash was reported around 9:24 a.m., according to FHP.

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