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Woman Injured By Garbage Can Dropped From Overpass Speaks Out

State police are continuing to investigate after someone threw a loaded 50-gallon trash can from an overpass onto Interstate 79, which crashed into the windshield of a passing vehicle over the weekend.

08/20/2012

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State Police: Garbage Can Dropped From I-79 Overpass, Woman Injured

State police are investigating after they say a Pittsburgh woman was injured when a stolen garbage can, dropped from a highway overpass, came crashing down to the road and hit the windshield of the car she was driving overnight on Interstate 79 in Lawrence County.

08/18/2012

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Eighty-Four Man Killed In Overnight Crash On I-79

A Washington County man was killed when his vehicle crashed into the back of a tractor trailer hauling gasoline late Thursday night along Interstate 79.

06/15/2012

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Tractor Trailer Overturns On I-79 In Butler County

An accident involving an overturned tractor trailer sent emergency crews to Butler County this morning.

05/18/2012

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I-79 NB Reopens After Tractor-Trailer Accident

An overturned tractor-trailer caused problems on Interstate 79 in Washington County early Monday morning. The accident happened at about 4:30 a.m. Monday.

05/07/2012

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Black Ice May Be To Blame In Mercer Co. Crashes

State police in Mercer County say black icy could be to blame in four accidents this morning near the intersection of Interstate 79 and Interstate 80.

04/12/2012

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2 State Troopers Help Deliver Baby On I-79

Two state troopers helped deliver a baby girl along the side of Interstate 79.

03/07/2012

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Teen Dead After Being Hit By Tractor Trailer Along I-79

State police say a 17-year-old was killed when he was struck by a tractor trailer overnight along Interstate 79 in Butler County.

03/03/2012

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Interstate 79 & 80 Pileups Cause Scary Moments For Drivers

The winter weather created some hazardous driving conditions Saturday along roadways north of Pittsburgh.

02/25/2012

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Black Box Evidence Allowed In Fatal I-79 Crash Trial

Stormy Hunter is slated to appear Thursday and tell the judge whether she wants a jury trial, a bench trial or whether she will enter a plea. She’s facing charges in connection to a double fatal crash on Interstate 79 in North Strabane in February of 2011.

02/15/2012

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State Police Step Up Enforcement Of Steer Clear Law

Working inches away from 60 mile per hour traffic is obviously dangerous, but state police have had it with drivers making it more dangerous than necessary.

02/02/2012

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Cold Temperatures, Wet Conditions Create Icy Roadways

Wet conditions and dropping temperatures have caused some big problems on local roadways this evening.

12/18/2011

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Construction Work Ahead I-79, Parkway East

The road construction season is quickly winding down. One project that has frustrated thousands of drivers all summer will be over Saturday night.

12/02/2011

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Man Dead After Overnight Franklin Park Crash

A man is dead following an accident in Franklin Park overnight. The one-car crash happened just 1 a.m. on Interstate 79 just before the Route 910 bridge.

11/11/2011

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Construction Could Impact Your Weekend Plans

PennDOT District 11’s weekend construction on several highways and bridges will affect drivers on numerous traffic routes.

10/14/2011

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