A deadly wreck has closed part of Highway 82 in Northport Saturday night.

In a Facebook post shared after 11:30 p.m., the Northport Police Department said drivers should avoid Highway 82 West near Lowe's after an accident with at least one fatality.

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NPD said both of the westbound lanes are shut down in response to the accident.

Police did not immediately say how many vehicles were involved or share the number or identity of those injured in the incident.

This is a developing story. Stay connected to the Tuscaloosa Thread for more details as they become available.

UPDATE, 10:30 A.M. SUNDAY: Police in Northport say the victim was a 33-year-old woman who was walking on Highway 82 Saturday night. 

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