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News: Crash blocks shoulder, offramp on I-80 EB near Colfax

JASPER COUNTY, IA -- A vehicle accident Thursday morning shut down an Interstate 80 exit ramp near Quarry Springs Park in Colfax, according to Iowa 511.

The wreck impacted the offramp from I-80 eastbound to Iowa Highway 117 at Exit 155. It was first reported by 511 at 9:33 a.m.

Only the right shoulder was initially blocked, but by 9:42 a.m., the exit ramp was closed.

At 10:21 a.m., nearly an hour later, the scene had been cleared from the roadway with all lanes reopened to traffic.

Authorities have not disclosed additional details at this time.

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