The State Department of Transportation says Route 8 between Dan Davis Road and Hurricane Road in the Town of Russia is closed in both directions due to an accident investigation.

The DOT says a detour has been put in place.

Northbound traffic is to use Route 28 to Route 12 to Route 365, while Southbound traffic is being detoured to Route 365 to Route 12 to Route 28.

We'll bring you more information on the accident as it becomes available.

UPDATED 2:07 - State Police say two people were killed in the two-vehicle accident.

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