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UPDATE: State Police Say Icy Roads to Blame for Fatal Wreck

BUTLER TOWNSHIP — Interstate 80 in Luzerne County reopened around 4 p.m. after being shut down for around 11 hours after a deadly crash Saturday morning. ...
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BUTLER TOWNSHIP -- Interstate 80 in Luzerne County reopened around 4 p.m. after being shut down for around 11 hours after a deadly crash Saturday morning.

State police said a tractor trailer lost control on some ice and ran off of Interstate 80 East near the Interstate 81 junction in Butler Township on Saturday just before 5 a.m.

Officials said he hit a sign post and an SUV, and the truck driver died at the scene.

Officials said the man who died was a 43 year old from New York, but have not released his name.