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One dead, two in hospital after Snyder County crash

JACKSON TOWNSHIP, SNYDER COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — One person is dead and two others are in the hospital after a one-vehicle crash in Snyder County.

It happened at the intersection of New Berlin Highway and Broadway Road Wednesday afternoon around 1 p.m. According to Pennsylvania State Police, a car lost control in the snowy weather and struck a stump and utility pole.

The car then turned onto the driver's side. The driver was not wearing his seat belt and was ejected partway and became trapped underneath.

Storm damage closes road in Snyder County

BEAVER TOWNSHIP, SNYDER COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - High winds and overnight storms caused significant damage to a road in Snyder county.

According to a release from PennDOT, Route 3010 (Quarry Road) in Beaver Township has been closed due to downed trees and power lines.

Eyewitness News was at the scene and saw numerous downed power lines and trees in the vicinity.

The road is expected to be closed for several hours while crews work to repair the damage.

A detour using Paxtonville Road, Route 522, and Second Street is in place.

Voters turn out to vote in Pennsylvania's 12th District

PENNS CREEK, SNYDER COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — U.S. Congressman Fred Keller is attempting to hold off challenger Lee Griffin as he seeks re-election in Pennsylvania’s 12th district.

Earlier today Eyewitness News had the chance to speak both with Congressman Keller and Lee Griffin about the importance of this election and their visions for the 12th district. Those interviews coming amidst high voter turnout throughout central Pennsylvania.

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