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I-95 in Augusta back open after incident involving a man inside a car with a gun

According to authorities, a man sitting alone in a car with a gun caused police to shut down traffic to I-95 N.
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AUGUSTA, Maine — Interstate 95 in Augusta has been reopened to traffic after being shut down on the northbound side for about an hour Monday morning.

State Police said officials were handling an incident involving a man sitting alone inside a car with a gun. The man took his own life.

The incident happened on the on-ramp at exit 113 in Augusta. Traffic had to be diverted at exit 112 during the morning commute.

Southbound traffic was not impacted.

State and Augusta Police were both on the scene.

A tow truck was called in to remove the car from the ramp.

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