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U.S. 49 lane closed in response to crash (Updated 8:30 a.m.)

A southbound lane of U.S. 49 is closed this morning while emergency personnel respond to a report of crash with injuries just north of West Wortham Road.

Authorities around 8 a.m. said paramedics were checking on those injured when a vehicle apparently struck a bridge.

American Medical Response has confirmed that two people were taken by ambulance to a hospital, but flashing lights and sirens were not needed.

The Sun Herald updates this story as details develop.