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3 PM Update: Route 44 in Dewart (Delaware Township), Northumberland County is now open.Route 44 Closed in Dewart (Delaware Township), Northumberland County

​3 PM Update:  Route 44 in Dewart (Delaware Township), Northumberland County is now open.

Montoursville, PA – Motorists are advised that both lanes of Route 44 at the intersection with Route 405 in Dewart (Delaware Township), Northumberland County due to a multi-vehicle crash.

A detour using local roads is in place. Motorists should avoid area if possible. The roadway is expected to be closed for several hours.

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