Fatal car crash shuts down I-75 in Cobb County

If your afternoon commute involves I-75 Northbound in Cobb County, you will need to find an alternate route today.

A fatal car crash involving multiple vehicles has shut down I-75 Northbound north of Barrett Parkway. At least one person is dead. All Northbound lanes are shut down.

According to the Cobb County Police Department, the Interstate will likely be shut down for another 6 hours or more as police and fire officials investigate and clear the scene.

The crash was first reported just after noon Thursday.

Police say in addition to involving more than a dozen vehicles, a tractor trailer was also involved in the crash.

The Georgia Sun will have more details as this story develops.