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One person dead in Route 22 accident in Murrysville

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Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 11:54 p.m.

One person was killed and several people hurt Wednesday night in a multiple-vehicle accident on Route 22 in Murrysville.

The Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety said the crash occurred about 10:40 p.m. near the intersection with Mellon Road.

There were reports of possible entrapment, and the roadway was shut down for an indefinite period. Traffic was backed up for several miles in both directions.

Medical helicopters were summoned to transport the injured to area hospitals.

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