Fatal crash closes Interstate 79 north near Marianna

  • February 13, 2013
Lone Pine firemen clear the scene of a fatal accident today on Interstate 79. - Scott Beveridge / Observer-Reporter Order a Print

The northbound lanes of Interstate 79 near the Washington-Greene county line are closed after a fatal crash about 4:30 p.m. today nearly a half-mile south of the Marianna exit. State police said a woman was driving north when her car spun and collided with a West Penn Power truck that also was northbound. The driver was injured and a passenger was killed. State police and emergency crews are at the scene. Southbound traffic is moving slowly in the area and snow is falling.


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