Officials tell WTAJ one person died in the crash on Route 879. It involved four vehicles. The road is closed in the area near Anderson Equipment. PennDOT released an advisory. Here it is in its entirety:
Section of Route 879 Closed in Clearfield County
Clearfield – PennDOT advises drivers that a section of Route 879 remains closed in both directions in Clearfield County, due to a crash. The southbound and northbound lanes of Route 879 are closed from the Old Erie Pike in Pike Township to Bailey Settlement Road in Lawrence Township.
PennDOT expects the roadway to open by early afternoon today. In the meantime, drivers will need to find alternate routes around the closure.
Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 700 traffic cameras. 511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.
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8:30 am update:
Police and fire crews are on the scene of a crash on Route 879 between Curwensville and Clearfield.
At least two vehicles are believed to be involved. The crash is right in front of Anderson Equipment. Route 879 is closed in that area. We do not have confirmation on the conditions of the people involved.
We have a crew there and will have more on WTAJ News.
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