SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Lanes of the outer loop of the Capital Beltway in Silver Spring are reopening following a fatal overnight accident.

Three left lanes of the highway between Colesville Road and Georgia Avenue were reopened early Monday.

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The accident occurred about 2 a.m. and involved several cars and a tractor-trailer. Scott Graham, a spokesman for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, says one person was killed. The victim’s identity has not been released.

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Drivers are advised to avoid the area.

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