Traffic crash shuts down US 72 west of Athens

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LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala.-US Highway 72 near Shaw Road, just west of Athens, is closed in both directions  because of a wreck with injuries.  The crash happened around 9 p.m.  Our crew on the scene confirms the US 72 is closed between Shaw Road and Gordon Road.

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is investigating.

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