- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 21, 2015

LEHIGHTON, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say one person is dead and six more are injured after a crash in eastern Pennsylvania.

It happened at around 8:20 p.m. Monday on the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s Northeast Extension near Lehighton. Turnpike officials say the crash shut down both northbound lanes in the area of it.

Officials say medical helicopters were called to the scene to transport the victims to hospitals.

It’s unclear what caused the crash.

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