Route 221 closed following tractor trailer crash in Marathon

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MARATHON, N.Y. - Emergency crews have shut down a section of Route 221 in the town of Marathon following an early Wednesday morning crash.

The crash occurred at around 8 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to New York State Police.

Due to the crash, crews have blocked off Route 221 between Deans Pond Road and Merrill Creek Road.

It's unknown how the crash occurred, though road conditions were poor in parts of Cortland County Wednesday morning. It's also unknown if anyone was injured in the crash.

The blockade is expected to remain in effect until at about 10:30 a.m. Motorists are advised to find an alternate route.