Coroner on scene of vehicle rollover in Rice Township

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RICE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) UPDATE: One man is dead after a violent rollover crash in Luzerne County.

State police say 62-year-old Lacy Price of New Freedom, York County was towing a camper trailer with his SUV. He somehow veered off the highway, struck trees in the median, and overturned his vehicle several times.

Price died at the scene.

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The coroner is on the scene of a vehicle rollover in Luzerne County.

A PennDOT traffic camera shows vehicles backed up on Interstate 81 at 3:30 p.m. Friday.

Officials say the vehicle rolled over several times into a wooded median.

A lane of the Interstate 81 northbound 151B exit ramp is closed due to a vehicle rollover. The estimated time of reopening is 6:00 p.m. 

Traffic is heavily backed up going northbound in the area.

Traffic conditions are available at 511PA.

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