Truck Driver Charged in I-70 Accident

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A North Carolina trucker is being cited for driving too fast on rain-slicked Interstate 70 in southwestern Pennsylvania, overturning his rig and causing three other vehicles to crash.
    
State police say the westbound highway was closed for about four hours after the crash at 5:30 a.m. Thursday near mile marker 11 in Buffalo Township, Washington County. That’s near Claysville.
    
Westbound traffic had to be detoured onto Route 40 at the Chestnut Street exit in Washington, Pennsylvania, causing miles-long delays.
    
Police say 28-year-old Delles Daughenbaugh, of Rural Hall, North Carolina, was cited for driving too fast for conditions.
    
He suffered minor injuries as did the drivers of three other cars. One crashed in a grassy median trying to avoid the overturned rig, while two others hit the truck’s overturned trailer.

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