Fatal crash closes Alligator Alley

COLLIER -- A fatal traffic crash on Interstate 75, in Alligator Alley in Collier County, closed the highway in both directions, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

Just after noon, the eastbound lanes were reopened.

"Westbound traffic is asked to seek an alternate route," a news release states.

The crash was reported at 11:21 a.m., according to the FHP website.