Tractor-Trailer ‘Traveling Too Fast for Conditions’ Leaves Roadway, Strikes Embankment on I-80

WASHINGTON TWP., Pa. (EYT) – DuBois-based State Police say tractor-trailer traveling too fast for roadway conditions went through a median and struck an embankment on Interstate 80 in Washington Township.

According to PSP DuBois, this crash happened at 2:10 a.m. on Wednesday, January 25, on Interstate 80 west, in Washington Township, Jefferson County.

Police say a 2019 Peterbilt driven by 56-year-old Todd A. Reece, of Caledonia, Ohio, was traveling in the left lane and negotiating a right-hand curve. Reece was “traveling too fast for conditions,” and his tractor-trailer traveled off the roadway and into the median and then struck an embankment.

Reece was using a seat belt and was not injured.

The tractor-trailer sustained heavy front-end damage and was towed from the scene by Rustler Sales & Service.

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