Man killed, 3 others injured in Mercer County crash

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MERCER COUNTY, Pa. —

Ryan Voorhees, 37, was killed on shortly before 4 p.m. Saturday after another driver failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Route 62 and Booher Road, police said.

According to police, the driver of a 2007 Pontiac G6, Elsie Welton, 27, was traveling East on Booher Road when she failed to see a stop sign and drove into the intersection.

Voorhees was traveling North on Route 62 when Welton collided with the driver’s side of his 2001 Toyota Corolla, police said.

Police explained that after the impact, Welton’s vehicle spun and exited the east side of the road, hit a roadside embankment and then crashed into a segment marker sign.

Voorhees’ vehicle also spun and exited the east side of the road. His car then rolled onto the driver’s side and came to rest, police said.

The injured, Welton and two 5-year-old boys riding with her, were taken to Grove City Medical Center for treatment, according to police.

Police said charges are pending as the investigation of the accident continues.