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One dead, two hurt in accident that shuts down US-80

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TYBEE ISLAND, GA (WTOC) -

A major accident on US Highway 80 has left one person dead and two in serious condition.

The crash occurred about 5:45 p.m. when one vehicle crossed the center of the road near Fort Pulaski and clipped a truck towing a boat and trailer. The vehicle then collided with another vehicle head-on.

The victims were transported to Memorial University Medical Center. All names are being withheld pending family notification.

U.S. 80 was closed for several hours in both directions, leaving traffic backed up for miles.

Authorities are continuing to investigate.

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