Midstate police report multiple crashes due to black ice

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LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — Northern Lancaster County Regional Police are warning drivers to drive carefully after about 18 crashes with overturned vehicles were reported during the Wednesday morning commute.

All crashes, including some on the Pa. Turnpike and Route 30, are still pending at this time and Public Works crews are responding to affected areas.

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One crash Wednesday morning closed the Oregon Pike in Warwick Township. Police say multiple vehicles were involved and one victim was ejected. They confirmed before 11 a.m. one person was killed in this crash and details would be available later.

With the slowdowns and icing, police and fire departments across the Midstate are pleading with morning commuters to be aware while driving, especially in areas with stopped or slow traffic.

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