UPDATE: Crash cleared in Wythe County; traffic flowing normally

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(Photo: Courtesy VDOT)

UPDATE 4:15 p.m.: The crash on I-81 north at mile marker 66.2 has been cleared.

VDOT says traffic is moving normally around this area.

WYTHE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A vehicle crash in Wythe County has led to several miles of backups along I-81 North Monday afternoon.

According to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), the northbound right lane and right shoulder are closed at mile marker 66.2 on I-81.

At this time, VDOT says motorists are backed up for eight miles on I-81 North because of the crash.

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