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1 killed, 5 injured in crash on I-80 near Tannersville

POCONO TWP., Pa. - A fatal crash closed a stretch of Interstate 80 in Monroe County for several hours Sunday morning.

One person was killed in the accident involving a car and tractor trailer in Pocono Township, near Tannersville.

The crash was reported around 5 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-80.

Five people were injured and taken to the hospital for treatment. No word on the extent of their injuries.

Officials have not released the name of the person who died.

Police closed I-80 east for several hours from exit 293 (Route 380) to Bartonsville exit 302 to investigate the crash.

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