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Update: Lemont man's condition upgraded to serious

Two men were flown to Geisinger Medical Center Sunday morning after a Jeep Wrangler they were traveling in hit a rock embankment and flipped along state Route 445.

Lewis Weaver, unknown age, of Lemont, was listed in criticial condition after being taken to Geisinger Medical Center Sunday around noon. His condition Monday morning had been upgraded to serious.

Richard Campbell, 22, of Warriors Mark, was listed in fair condition at the same hospital.

State police reported that the Jeep failed to negotiate a curve to the left in the roadway around 2:30 a.m. and struck guardrails along the northbound lanes of route 445.

It then traveled across both lanes and hit a rock embankment causing the Jeep to flip onto its passanger side in the southbound lane.

The crash happened in Miles Township, in the Millheim Narrows area of the road, state police reportedIt is unknown who was driving the Jeep at the time of the crash, state police said.

When police arrived, Weaver and Campbell had already been transported to the Millheim baseball field where a life-flight helicopter was landing.

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