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UPDATE: Interstate Reopens Following Rig Wreck


SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — Southbound Interstate 81 near Clarks Summit has reopened after a truck crashed off the side of a bridge.

According to PennDOT, the crash around 5 p.m. Monday closed the southbound lanes from the Clarks Summit exit (194) to the Business Route 6 exit (191).

As of 7:30 p.m., state police said one lane had reopened. Both lanes were open around 10 p.m. once the wreckage was removed.

Authorities said a tractor-trailer traveling on Interstate 81 near Clarks Summit lost control and its trailer ended up off the side of a bridge over Layton Road in South Abington Township.

The trailer was believed to be carrying lumber.

There is no word on any injuries.


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