- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 13, 2017

CRANBERRY, Pa. (AP) - An 11-mile section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike has been reopened after a truck carrying an oversized load of heavy equipment hit a bridge and was wedged beneath it.

Police and turnpike officials didn’t immediately identify the truck or its owner involved in the incident Monday morning on U.S. Route 19 in Cranberry Township. That’s about 20 miles (32.2 kilometers) north of Pittsburgh.

The truck hit the bridge, which carries the Turnpike over the highway. The truck was removed and the bridge inspected before the turnpike reopened. It was closed from about 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Traffic had been detoured around the closed section of turnpike between Exit 28 in Cranberry and Exit 39, the Butler Valley Interchange.


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