Turner Turnpike Back Open After Deadly Wreck

The Turner Turnpike is back open Thursday afternoon after a deadly accident at mile marker 167 on the westbound side.

Traffic on westbound I-44/Turner Turnpike was being diverted off at Stroud.

The wreck, between a pickup truck and semi-truck, happened around 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

The road was back open around 12:30 p.m.

Callers to have reported major traffic backups in the area.

We will have more details as they become available.