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    Crashes Close Pa. Turnpike, I-78

    By By Mark Leberfinger, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
    December 29, 2013, 12:21:49 AM EST

    Multiple weather-related crashes Thursday morning closed sections of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Interstate 78 in eastern Pennsylvania.

    The turnpike crash occurred near Reading, Pa., at about 9:10 a.m., the turnpike commission said.

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    The westbound lanes of the turnpike were blocked with more than 30 vehicles were involved, The Associated Press reported.

    Roads were slippery at the time of the crash.

    "There was a burst of snow that moved through the Reading-Lancaster-York areas and dropped 1 or 2 inches of snow over a three-hour period," AccuWeather.com Meterologist John Dlugoenski said.

    Ten people were taken to the hospital from the turnpike crash, The AP reported.

    Another crash closed down part of I-78 in Berks County. More than 60 people were injured, according to The AP.


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