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Traffic disrupted to allow MedFlight landing

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ATHENS, AL (WAFF) -

Traffic was slowed following a wreck on I-65 Saturday morning.

Officials said both north and southbound lanes of I-65 near the Athens exit at Highway 31 had to be closed in order for MedFlight to land.

The wreck has since been cleared away, and traffic has returned to normal.

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