I-70 Reopened Following Double Fatal Accident in Muskingum County

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All lanes of I-70 near Zanesville were reopened to traffic following a double fatal accident Sunday afternoon.

A dispatcher with the Zanesville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said the accident occured around 2:30 forcing the east bound lanes to be closed until just after 6:00 P.M. Sunday evening.

The one-vehicle crash  happened at mile marker 164 east of Zanesville and west of New Concord.

Troopers cleared from the scene around 6:20 P.M.

The names of those involved were not released.