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Tractor trailer, pickup truck crash in Carbon County

PENN FOREST TWP., Pa. - State police are investigating a violent crash that sent two people to the hospital in Carbon County.

A tractor trailer and pickup truck collided head on Tuesday morning on Route 903 at Old Stage Road in Penn Forest Township.

Debris could be seen all over the road and grass.

Police said the pickup truck crossed the yellow lines and slammed into the tractor trailer.

The pickup truck driver was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital with severe injuries, police said.

The driver of the tractor trailer was taken to Geisinger Medical Center with minor injuries.

Route 903 was closed in the area for most of the morning but has since reopened.

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