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Big rig wrecks on turnpike in Luzerne County

The turnpike in Luzerne County is back open after a tractor trailer crash early Friday morning.

LUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. — Fire officials say a tractor trailer took out a part of the median between the Wyoming Valley and Wilkes-Barre exits on the turnpike in Luzerne County around 3:30 a.m. on Friday.

The driver was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay. 

North and southbound were both down to one lane Friday morning. 

Police have not said if the weather is to blame for the crash.

It took crews several hours to clear away the wreck here in Luzerne County.

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