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August 17, 2017

I-70 crash snarls traffic

Firefighters and state police responded to a multi-vehicle crash Thursday on Interstate 70 in Fallowfield Township near the Lover exit. Traffic was shut down for several hours as crews cleared the scene.

By the Mon Valley Independent

One man was taken to a Pittsburh hospital after a multi-vehicle crash Thursday morning along I-70 West near the Lover exit in Fallowfield Township.

According to state police, the accident occurred at approximately 7:43 a.m., backing up traffic during the morning commute for many motorists. Traffic on I-70 was stopped in the westbound lanes from the time of the accident until the afternoon.  The eastbound lanes were shutdown for about a half hour while an emergency helicopter landed.

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