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Carbon County wreck backs up traffic, closes large portion of I-80

Traffic is severely backed up along I-80 as first responders tend to a multi-car wreck. (via Facebook)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol, a large portion of I-80 has been closed in both directions as emergency personnel respond to a large crash that occurred near mile marker 266 in Carbon County.

There is currently no estimate for when I-80 will be reopened, but the highway patrol reports that the eastbound and westbound roads will be closed for an extended amount of time.