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Ravenna man killed in crash on I-80 in Mercer County

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A Ravenna, Ohio man died Saturday in an accident on Interstate 80 in Mercer County.

Pennsylvania State Police say 68-year-old Jeffrey Polichena was killed when his car went off one side of the highway, then veered back across both lanes, striking a guardrail.

The car was then struck by a tractor trailer also traveling in the eastbound lanes.

The driver of the truck was not injured.

PennDOT temporarily closed all lanes of I-80 eastbound between Exit 4A - I-376 East/New Castle and Exit 15 - US 19.

The road was opened again by early afternoon.. 

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