Deadly Crash Closed Interstate

GREAT BEND TOWNSHIP — One person died after a crash in Susquehanna County.

Police said David Decker of New York died when he stopped his car along the shoulder of the northbound lanes of Interstate 81 and stepped out of the vehicle.

Troopers said a car crossed onto the shoulder and hit Decker’s car which then hit Decker and killed him.

State police haven’t said why the vehicle stopped on the highway or what caused the other car to swerve off the road.

The northbound lanes of Interstate 81 were closed while the police investigated the crash.


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