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UPDATE: I-40 reopened at Shields after fatal wreck

A fatality has been reported on Interstate 40 in south Oklahoma City. The eastbound lanes of I-40 at Shields Boulevard are open again after being closed for more than an hour.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: June 19, 2013 at 11:15 am •  Published: June 19, 2013

11 a.m. All lanes of traffic have reopened on Interstate 40, troopers said.

10:15 a.m. A man walked into traffic and was struck by a tractor-trailer and killed Wednesday morning in the eastbound lanes of I-40, said trooper Betsy Randolph, Oklahoma Highway Patrol spokeswoman. Check for updates.

9:20 a.m. A fatality has been reported in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 40 Wednesday morning.

All eastbound lanes are closed at Shields Boulevard. The fatality happened about 8:40 a.m.

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