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UPDATE: Wreck cleared on I-81 South in Roanoke County

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va.UPDATE

The wreck is now cleared. 

ORIGINAL STORY

An accident is causing a major backup on I-81 South in Roanoke County Thursday morning. 

It happened at mile marker 140, which is close to the Lakeside exit. 

The southbound left lane is closed. There is a 5-mile backup, as of 9 a.m. 

A wrecker is on the scene. Check back for updates.