• Driver killed in head-on collision with tractor-trailer in Washington Co.

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    CHARTIERS, Pa. - A driver was killed when their SUV collided head-on with a tractor-trailer Tuesday morning in Washington County.

    According to police, the accident was reported on Henderson Avenue just south of Petronka Lane in Chartiers about 10:30 a.m.

    Investigators said the victim was traveling south on Henderson Avenue and after coming through a slight right bend in the roadway, their vehicle crossed the center line and struck a northbound tractor-trailer head-on.

    According to the coroner, the victim died of multiple blunt force trauma. Their name hasn’t been released.

    The driver of the tractor-trailer suffered minor injuries.

    The crash remains under investigation, but the death has been ruled accidental.

     

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