• 1 killed in crash on Interstate 79 in Washington County

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    CANONSBURG, Pa. - One person was killed when his pickup truck hit a tractor-trailer on Interstate 79 in Washington County Tuesday afternoon.

    Police said the accident happened just before 4 p.m. in North Strabane Township.

    State police said the driver, Mark Chesick, of Pittsburgh, lost control of his vehicle, crossed the center line and hit the truck head-on.

    Chesick was thrown from the truck and died at the scene, police said.

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