Multi-vehicle crash in Butler County closes road

The accident happened between Exit 99: US 422-New Castle/Butler and Exit 105: PA 108-Slippery Rock

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BUTLER COUNTY, Pa. (WKBN) – Traffic is moving again along Interstate 79 in Butler County after a multi-vehicle crash on Thursday afternoon.

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, there was a lane restriction in place Friday around 3 p.m.

The accident happened around 12:15 p.m. Friday in the northbound lanes of I-79 between Exit 99: US 422-New Castle/Butler and Exit 105: PA 108-Slippery Rock.

KDKA reports that the crash involved 20 vehicles in a chain-reaction crash during snowy conditions.

Editor’s note: A previous version of this story said the crash was in Lawrence County. It’s actually in Butler County. 

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