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SMYRNA, Ga. -- All lanes were blocked on eastbound I-285 east of the I-75 interchange due to a fatal accident during the Thursday evening rush hour.

GDOT officals said at least oneperson had died in the wreck, which happened on I-285 between I-75 and the Chattahoochee River on the inner ring of the Perimeter.

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Motorists were advised to avoid the area as the clean-up and investigation continued.

Traffic resumed normal flow along the highway after 7 p.m.

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