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Accident on I-79 causes traffic tie up this morning

February 25, 2014 News Extra

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An accident this morning on Interstate 79 caused delays and backed up traffic.

A spokeswoman for the state police in Butler said that about 8:15 a.m. an accident occurred on southbound I-79 north of Zelienople. The accident involved a car traveling northbound on I-79 veering out of control and hitting a vehicle in the southbound lanes.

There were no serious injuries reported.

A spokeswoman for the Zelienople Police Department said one officer from the department assisted state police with traffic control during the incident.

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