2009-02-05 / Local & State

Crashes Cleared On Pa. Turnpike Near Irwin Exit

IRWIN, Pa. (AP) - Crashes on the Pennsylvania Turnpike near the Irwin exit in western Pennsylvania are cleared.

Friday morning's crashes closed one westbound lane for a time in Westmoreland County.

One crash involved three tractor-trailer rigs and a car. Several smaller crashes were reported nearby, though police say they didn't amount to one chainreaction incident.

Police say snow squalls created slick conditions. One injury was reported.

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