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All I-95 northbound lanes reopen in Indian River County after deadly crash

Posted at 7:35 AM, Dec 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-28 16:33:34-05

FELLSMERE, Fla. — At least one person was killed in an overnight crash on Interstate 95 in Indian River County, closing all northbound lanes much of the morning.

The wreck occurred at about 4:55 a.m. Friday at Mile Marker 159 near Fellsmere.

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Troopers said an SUV traveling southbound on I-95 crossed the center median and entered the northbound lanes.

As the SUV entered those lanes, it was struck by a tractor trailer.

All four people in the SUV were ejected, according to troopers.

The Florida Highway Patrol said 20-year-old Shatiba K. Delhall died at the scene, and three other people in the SUV suffered serious injuries.

Fellsmere police said northbound I-95 reopened around 11:45 a.m.