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News: Crash blocks shoulder on I-80 WB in NW Altoona

POLK COUNTY, IA -- A vehicle collision Friday evening blocked a left shoulder on Interstate 80 near northwest Altoona, according to Iowa Department of Transportation.

The accident took place on the westbound lanes between U.S. Highway 65 (Exit 142) and Hubbell Avenue (Exit 141). It was first reported by Iowa DOT at 6:26 p.m.

By 6:35 p.m., the scene had been cleared from the roadway with all lanes reopened to traffic. 

Authorities have not released further updates regarding the parties involved or the circumstances behind the event.

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