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Officials: Schuylkill man flown to hospital after walking home from crash

WEST PENN TWP., Pa. - Police in Schuylkill County say a man was flown to the hospital, after he walked two miles home from an accident in frigid weather.

Police say the wreck happened early Sunday morning on Golf Road in West Penn Township.

Officials say the man lost control of his car and slammed into a snowbank before going airborne.

Crews at the scene say the accident victim then walked two miles to his home in the 100 block of Millhead Road.

Police say he was seriously injured and had to be airlifted to St. Luke's Hospital.

There's no word on his condition.

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