Tioga County Sheriff’s officials are investigating a fatal car/tractor trailer crash that shut down a portion of Interstate 86 (State Route 17) near Waverly for several hours October 20.

Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News (file)

Authorities say the collision closed both eastbound lanes at around 7 p.m. between Waverly and Nichols.  Traffic flow was restored by 11 p.m.

There were reports of injuries and a fatality in the crash but no other information was available from emergency services officials.

The Tioga County Sheriff’s office was assisted by the New York State Police and several emergency medical and fire department crews.