One dead in semi rollover on I-5 in Tacoma

Southbound lanes are open again after a deadly crash on I-5 near Tacoma. The crash killed a truck driver and backed up both directions of the interstate for hours.

At least one person was killed after a semi rolled over on Interstate 5 in Tacoma Thursday. Several other people were taken to the hospital.

It happened near 72nd Street. Lanes in both directions were blocked for the investigation and cleanup, but have since reopened.

Another crash involving a jackknifed semi near the city center in Olympia also blocked southbound lanes. There were no immediate reports of injuries.

There was no immediate word of what led to either crash.

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