UPDATE: One dead in turnpike tractor-trailer crash near Bedford


BEDFORD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — The coroner has confirmed one death in a crash involving two tractor-trailers in the westbound lanes of I-76 between Breezewood and Bedford Monday morning.

UPDATE: Bedford County Coroner Rusty Styer confirmed a fatality in this morning’s crash on the PA Turnpike. The name has not been released, pending notifications of the family.

State police, and firefighters from a number of local companies, also responded Monday morning around 4 a.m., finding at least two tractor-trailers when they arrived.

It’s reported that there was some sort of entrapment as well as fire and smoke.

Traffic is flowing again, but there are still heavy delays. Vehicles were initially told to turn around as crews worked to fight the fire and clear the scene.

This is a developing story, stay with WTAJ as we work to learn more.

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