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Accident closes Norris Bridge for two hours

by Audrey Thomasson

WHITE STONE—A head-on collision on the Robert O. Norris Jr. Memorial Bridge in the early morning hours of Monday, October 9, resulted in a traffic jam that blocked traffic all the way to White Stone through peak morning travel times.

According to Lancaster County Sheriff Patrick McCranie, the accident occurred at 4:18 a.m. on the White Stone side of the bridge, outside the center span construction zone. According to the sheriff, the bridge was closed from approximately 5:15 to 7 a.m.

A 2012 Honda CRV driven by Warren Cruz of Irvington was crossing the bridge to Lancaster when his vehicle drifted over the center line and struck a 2001 Toyota sedan driven by Charles Walden of White Stone.

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