Deadly accident closes down Northbound I-75

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All Interstate-75 northbound lanes were shut down near New Tampa Thursday night after a deadly accident.

Sgt. Steve Gaskins confirmed that Hillsborough County troopers are currently at the scene of the fatal accident at mile marker 270.

Gaskins said a tractor-trailer struck several vehicles and there is one fatality.

Traffic was being diverted off the Northbound lanes of I-75 at Bruce B. Downs Blvd.