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This image from a Louisiana Department of Transportation traffic camera, at the Louisiana Avenue exit of Interstate 10, shows the traffic backup as of 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021.

Interstate 10 westbound at Louisiana Avenue was reopened after a police chase that ended in a fatal crash. 

Traffic officials said all lanes were reopened around 4 a.m. Thursday. 

The chase started out of New Orleans ended in a fiery crash in Lafayette that left one person dead, according to a report from WBRZ. 

At around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Iberville Parish deputies spotted a stolen vehicle out of New Orleans that was headed toward Lafayette, WBRZ reported.

Louisiana State Police assisted with the pursuit, spiking the stolen vehicle, the Baton Rouge TV station reported.

The vehicle crashed into a road maintenance truck at the Louisiana Avenue exit on I-10. Both vehicles went up in flames.

Paramedics transported two people inside of the maintenance truck to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Louisiana State Police said someone was killed in the crash, but did not give further details.