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2 flown to hospital after tractor-trailer strikes van on Pa. Turnpike

BEAVER COUNTY, Pa. — Two people were flown to the hospital early Wednesday after a tractor-trailer struck a van on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Beaver County, officials said.

The crash was reported about 1:30 a.m. in the westbound direction of the turnpike between Cranberry and New Castle, which was shut down for several hours.

Officials said the van was reportedly parked on the side of the turnpike when it was hit by the tractor-trailer.

The people flown to the hospital suffered serious injuries, but they are expected to survive, officials said.

A lengthy detour was in place.