BRANFORD, CT (WFSB) - Interstate 95 northbound was closed in Branford because of a deadly crash.

According to the Department of Transportation, the crash happened between exits 54 and 55.

One lane has since reopened.

Traffic was previously being diverted off of exit 54, state police said.

Troopers called the crash "serious." They later confirmed that a person was killed but did not identify the victim.

It happened around 6:45 a.m. and involved three vehicles.

A cause has yet to be determined.

For real-time traffic updates, check the Channel 3 traffic map here.

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