The New York State Police are on the scene of an early morning, multi-vehicle crash that has closed a portion of Interstate 81 Southbound in Cortland County.

New York State Police Photo

Authorities say the crash involved a box truck and a snow plow in the area of Exit 13 near Preble at 6:30 a.m. January 6.

Officials say the Interstate is closed at the Preble exit and commuters can take the State Route 281 (exit 13) southbound making their way back to Interstate 81 in Homer.