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Rig Wreck Causes Detour

Posted on: 7:12 am, April 27, 2012, by , updated on: 09:19am, April 27, 2012

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Part of Interstate 80 west has reopened after a crash in Luzerne County.

Authorities said a tractor-trailer hauling garbage crashed around 4:30 a.m. Friday.

The wreck happened around mile marker 266 between the White Haven/Freeland and Mountain Top/Hazleton exits.

Traffic was re-routed from Interstate 80 west at the White Haven exit (262) and onto Route 940.

The driver was not hurt.

One lane of I-80 was reopened around 8:30 a.m. Crews hope to have the area cleared by 2 p.m. Friday.


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