I-85 reopens after fatal crash in Oconee Co.

I-85 crash
Credit: Jerry Barnett

(WSPA) — All lanes of I-85 northbound have reopened after a deadly crash in Oconee County claimed the life of a Georgia woman.

Oconee County Fire Chief Charlie King said two tractor-trailers and a SUV crashed around 12:25 p.m. Wednesday.

The S.C. Highway Patrol says the SUV hit the back of a disabled tractor-trailer that was pulled over into the emergency lane. The crash then caused the SUV to hit another tractor-trailer.

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says Alyssa Hartfield Wright, 28, of Covington, Georgia, died from trauma.

Addis says she was wearing a seat belt, but the force of the impact threw her from the vehicle.

Her husband was taken to the hospital.

Addis says Wright and her husband were traveling to Winston-Salem to visit family.

I-85 crash in Oconee Co.

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