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Crash probedon I81 in Schuylkill

Published August 28. 2012 05:00PM

State police at Frackville reported investigating a one vehicle crash about 9:14 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 27, along Interstate 81 in Butler Township, Schuylkill County.

Troopers said William J. Dupilsea Jr., 63, of Brookfield, Me., was driving a 2004 Volvo C70 southbound when he claimed a tractor trailer rig ahead of him in the right lane switched lanes. He steered to the left and lost control of his car.

The car went onto the left berm with the front end striking a section fo guide rail. The car then went down an embankment into a wooded area. Dupilsea sustained a cut to his head and was treated at the scene. The car had to be towed from the scene.

He was cited for driving on roadways laned for traffic, troopers said.

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