Gwinnett County

Person hit, killed on I-85; all lanes reopened after major delays

I-85 delays

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — A person was hit and killed on I-85 in Gwinnett County Thursday morning.

The accident shut down all southbound lanes for hours, according to Triple Team Traffic, who guided you around the backups all morning on Channel 2 Action News This Morning.

The interstate was blocked at Boggs Road north of the Ga. 316 interchange. Southbound traffic was diverted off onto the Pleasant Hill Road Exit. All lanes have since reopened.

Multiple police and emergency vehicles responded to the scene.

We're working to learn more information about the victim, for LIVE updates on Channel 2 Action News at Noon.

Chelsea Prince, with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution contributed to this article.