CENTRE COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) — Multiple crashes happened in three sections of Interstate 80 leaving one person dead Thursday afternoon, officials confirm.
Centre County Coroner’s Office, deputy Debra A. Smeal announced Friday, Jan. 28. the victim who died was Stephen Long, 43, of Lock Haven, Pa.
Thursday afternoon, Centre County Coroner Scott Sayers confirmed that one of the crashes that closed part of Interstate 80 between exit 158, near Milesburg to exit 173 near Lamar was fatal. A van crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer in Boggs Township eastbound between the Milesburg exit and Bellefonte exit, officials confirm.
Officials were at the scene of another crash that happened on I-80 in Marion Township, where one person was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries after a bucket truck and box truck collided.
Interstate 80 has been reopened after it was closed according to 511 PA.