Inclement weather causes fatal crash on Interstate 99

A fatal vehicle rollover on Interstate 99 near the Kettle Road overpass was one of dozens of weather-related accidents reported Saturday afternoon.

State Police Troop G posted on Twitter about 4 p.m. Saturday that “Interstate 99 southbound between the Pinecroft and 17th Street exits will be closed until further notice due to a crash.”

No official information about the accident was released prior to the Mirror’s deadline Saturday, but a pedestrian was also reportedly involved in a subsequent accident as a result of the initial crash.

The Saturday evening AccuWeather forecast for Altoona was 3 to 6 inches of snow.

Today’s high is much warmer at 43 degrees and partly sunny.

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