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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
  • Vehicle hits utility pole

  • VARDEN— A crash occurred on SR 296 in South Canaan Township near the intersection of SR 296 and SR 196, Easton Turnpike, on Wednesday morning.
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  • VARDEN— A crash occurred on SR 296 in South Canaan Township near the intersection of SR 296 and SR 196, Easton Turnpike, on Wednesday morning.
    Local emergency responders were on the scene and were directing traffic, including Lake Ariel Volunteer Fire Company. Fire Chief Mike DiPierro said they first got the call at 2:55 a.m. They were at the scene for seven hours.
    He said that the driver lost control due to the road conditions and wasn't injured, but was checked out by Waymart Ambulance, who were also on scene.
    Information regarding the crash came to PennDOT at 5:30 a.m.
    The road was closed between Mid Valley Road in South Canaan and Old Tannery Road in Lake Ariel.
    Western Wayne School District was closed due to the incident.
    Later Wednesday morning the road was open.
    As of press time no police report was received regarding the incident.

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