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All lanes of I-75 reopen after fatal crash

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HENRY COUNTY, Ga. -

All lanes on Interstate 75 have reopened after a fatal crash between a motorcycle and tractor-trailer in Henry County on Thursday.

Just before noon, a crash between a motorcycle and tractor-trailer shut down I-75 lanes in both directions north of Hudson Bridge Road, according to Henry County police.  There were reports of debris from the crash flying over the median.

The motorcycle driver was killed, according to police. The truck driver was not injured.

I-75 North was fully shut down at the 224 North bound, police said. Traffic was diverted off of the interstate in relation to the crash.

As of 12:15 p.m., congested traffic reached for three miles in the southbound direction and for seven miles in the northbound direction, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.

The lanes were all re-opened by 4 p.m., according to Sgt. Joey Smith of the Henry County Police Department.

The name of the motorcycle has not been released.

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