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Overturned van slows rush hour traffic in Lake Norman

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DAVIDSON COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

An overturned van in the Lake Norman area brought interstate traffic to a crawl Friday evening. 

The northbound left lane of Interstate 77 was closed near exit 29 for nearly an hour starting around 4:30 p.m.  This is near the Lake Norman Bridge. 

At one point traffic was backed up for several miles.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation called the wreck a "high severity accident," but there's no word yet on how many people were in the van or if anyone was injured. 

NCDOT expects the closed lane to reopen around 5:30 p.m.

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