News: Crews respond to fatal crash on US-22 in Salem Township

WESTMORELAND COUNTY, PA — At least one person died Friday morning after a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. Route 22 in Salem Township, according to WPXI.

The fatal collision occurred at Hannastown Road. First responders arrived on the scene shortly after receiving a call about a crash involving entrapment at around 10:15 a.m.

It was unclear what caused the accident, but authorities said a commercial vehicle and a passenger car were involved.

Authorities confirmed at least one person was pronounced deceased.

All westbound lanes of US-22 were shut down in the area, and eastbound traffic was reduced to a single open lane. The closure was expected to stay in place for about two hours. Motorists were urged to find alternate routes.

An investigation by the Pennsylvania State Police at Kiski Valley Station was underway.

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