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Icy Roadway Causes Wrecks, Shuts Down Part of Route 6


A busy road that runs through Lackawanna and Wayne Counties was closed because of a number of crashes Tuesday morning.

PennDOT shut down Route 6 in both directions between Carbondale and Canaan Township near Waymart.

Officials said a number of crashes involving both cars and tractor-trailers happened around 7 a.m. because of icy conditions.  The road is closed as crews clean up after the wreck.

The road reopened after 9 a.m.



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