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Crash involving Derry truck restricts Rt. 981 traffic

| Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, 10:42 a.m.

A crash involving a municipal truck temporarily restricted Route 981 in New Alexandria Monday morning.

Westmoreland County 911 supervisors said the single-vehicle crash occurred at 9:45 a.m. at the intersection of Route 981 and Keystone Park Road; the driver suffered minor injuries and traffic was restricted on Route 981 in the area of the crash.

Though dispatchers initially reported that the crash involved a truck from Derry Township, Supervisor David Slifka said he didn't think any township staff were driving in New Alexandria that morning since they were all on a job closer to Latrobe. The Derry Township Municipal Authority could not be reached to confirm whether the vehicle was one of theirs.

Matthew Santoni is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724 836 6660, msantoni@tribweb.com or on Twitter @msantoni.

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