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No injuries in I81 crash in Schuylkill

Published February 13. 2013 05:03PM

A Lancaster County driver escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash along Interstate 81 in New Castle Township, Schuylkill County. The crash occurred about 7 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 11.

State police at Frackville said Scott D. Garcia, 34, of Mount Joy, was driving a 2009 Acura northbound and entered onto the exit ramp at SR61. While on the ramp Garcia lost control of the car which went off the right shoulder and struck the guide rail.

After impact the car continued into a ditch and struck several metal posts and rocks. It came to rest partially on top of a large rock. The Acura sustained moderate front end passenger side damage and unknown undercarriage damage, troopers said. The car had to be towed from the scene.

Garcia was cited for driving a vehicle at a (un) safe speed, troopers added.

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