Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
May 12, 2010
ALL LANES NOW OPEN ON I-64 AT AFTON MOUNTAIN AFTER ACCIDENT
STAUNTON – (9:10 p.m.) All lanes are open on Interstate 64 on Afton Mountain following an accident earlier this evening. The accident happened prior to 6 p.m. closing both eastbound and westbound lanes for a period of time. The accident was near mile marker 98 in Augusta County. This location is between exit 99 at Route 250 and exit 96 at Route 624 in the Lyndhurst area near Waynesboro.
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