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Multi-vehicle crash prompts temporary closure of SR 76

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OCEANSIDE (CNS) - A portion of Highway 76 in Oceanside was closed Wednesday following a five-vehicle crash in which nine people were involved but no one was hurt, authorities said.

The crash on westbound Highway 76 between Benet and Airport roads was reported at 5:55 a.m., according to Oceanside fire Battalion Chief Pete Lawrence.

The California Highway Patrol issued a SigAlert, saying all westbound lanes of the highway between Benet and Airport roads were likely to remain closed until around 7:30 a.m.

Paramedics checked out all nine people involved in the accident and released them from the scene, Lawrence said.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.

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