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Update: Interstate 81 Crash In Luzerne County

Posted on: 7:28 am, July 3, 2012, by , updated on: 11:38am, July 3, 2012

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HAZLE TOWNSHIP –Authorities in Luzerne County said a man was driving drunk when he crashed his van early Tuesday in Luzerne County.

Officers arrested Joseph Planutis, 40, from Hazleton after the wreck on Interstate 81 south near the Hazleton exit after 4 a.m. Tuesday. 

Troopers say he went off the road and hit an embankment.

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