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Pa. Turnpike reopens after fatal crash

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MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -

A six-mile section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike has reopened following a crash that killed a truck driver and closed the toll highway for about 14 hours.

The eastbound and westbound lanes between the Harrisburg West Shore and Gettysburg Pike interchanges reopened shortly before 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Three tractor-trailers were involved in the chain-reaction crash that occurred near mile marker 338 in Cumberland County at around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.

David E. Vanevery, 70, of Reading, was driving one of the trucks and died at the scene.

 

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