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A man had to be freed from an overturned pickup truck after a two-vehicle crash in East Hempfield Township Thursday, a fire official said.

It happened near Root’s Country Market & Auction at Route 72 and Lititz Road at 6:40 a.m.

Firefighters stabilized the truck and cut off its roof to free a man at 7:09 a.m., said East Petersburg Fire Chief James Rohrer Jr. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Rohrer did not know the severity of his injuries.

Route 72 and Lititz Road were closed until 8:15 a.m.

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