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Coroner called to scene of fiery crash on Pa. Turnpike

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The Franklin County Coroner has been called to the scene of a fiery crash along the Pennsylvania Turnpike, according to 911 dispatchers. The crash happened shortly before 10 a.m. near mile marker 194  in Metal Township, Franklin County.

A portion of the turnpike between Blue Mountain and Willow Hill is currently closed.

Traffic is currently being detoured between the Breezewood and Carlisle interchanges.

  • Eastbound Detour: Exit Breezewood to Route 30 West (.3 miles) to Route 70 East (I-81 exit MD #26, 48 miles) to Interstate 81 North (58 miles) to Exit #52B, Middlesex, Route 11 South to the Pa. Turnpike Carlisle Interchange 226/Old 16.
  • Westbound Detour: Route 11 North to Interstate 81 South (58 miles) to Maryland Exit #4 to Interstate 70 West (48 miles) to Route 30 East (.3 miles) and re-enter at Breezewood Interchange 161/Old 12.

Motorists should expect heavy delays.