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Pickup accident sends man to hospital

March 3, 2021 News Extra

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SUMMIT TWP — One man was sent to the hospital this morning after he smashed his pickup into the back of a fully loaded dump truck on Route 422.

According to state police, the man was driving a Chevrolet Colorado around 9 a.m. when he rear-ended a dump truck stopped at a traffic light at the intersection of Route 422 and East Butler Road, in front of Dollar General.

The dump truck, owned by a local paving company, was full of gravel and had little damage. The Colorado had heavy-front end damage.

Police said the man was taken by ambulance to Butler Memorial Hospital and then taken by helicopter to a Pittsburgh hospital.

This is a breaking news report — subscribers can click to read the full article in Thursday's Butler Eagle.

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