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Southbound lanes of I-5 reopen near Clark County Fairgrounds after fatal crash

The traffic backup is nearly 5 miles long so drivers should plan for extra travel time.
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RIDGEFIELD, Wash. — All southbound lanes of Interstate 5 near Ridgefield have reopened after they were closed for several hours following a fatal crash early Tuesday morning. The Washington State Department of Transportation reported at 7:25 a.m. that the traffic backup is nearly 5 miles long so drivers should plan for extra travel time. 

The crash happened shortly after 3 a.m. KGW photographer Eric Patterson, who is at the scene, reported that a pedestrian was hit.