Fatal crash closes turnpike westbound near Philadelphia

    The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission says westbound traffic is being detoured at the Valley Forge interchange in suburban Philadelphia because of a fatal, single-vehicle accident.

    The commission said state police were investigating the Sunday afternoon accident in Chester County.

    It says westbound motorists should re-enter the turnpike at the Downingtown interchange.

    It says other people were injured in the accident, although the number and extent were unclear.

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