Road back open after 8-vehicle-pileup causes I-75 to close near Jellico

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JELLICO, Tenn. (WYMT) - I-75 northbound was shut down near Jellico Friday morning after officials said ice contributed to a crash.

The crash was near Exit 157. Four tractor-trailers and four other vehicles were involved.

TDOT Smartway maps were showing a major backup in the area for hours. A second wreck during the afternoon caused a backup for a while in the same area.

The road is back open. No injuries were reported.

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