Emergency crews respond to fatal crash near Purcell

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PURCELL, Okla. - Emergency crews have responded to a crash in McClain County.

The crash was reported around 4 p.m. on Monday near Purcell.

Crews said there were multiple fatalities, while others were transported to hospitals via helicopters.

Traffic was backed up for about seven or eight miles, and I-35 northbound was shut down for over three hours.