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Monroe crash

Published May 04. 2012 05:01PM

State police at Fern Ridge reported investigating a one-vehicle crash about 12:05 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2, along Merwinsburg Road, in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, in which the driver was cited.

Troopers said Troy F. Bittenbender Jr., 19, of Pen Argyl, was driving a 2000 Acura Integra northbound when he somehow lost control.

The car crossed the center line and went onto the west berm where it impacted with a tree.

Bittenbender was injured and taken by West End ambulance to the Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg, for what troopers called major injuries.

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

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