Driver involved in crash that killed five in Fayette County had drugs in his system

WHARTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The Fayette County coroner said the driver of a vehicle that was involved in a crash that killed five people had drugs in his system.

The coroner said that the toxicology report on Harold Nibert, 55, showed positive results for cocaine use at the time of the crash.

Nibert was driving the vehicle that crossed the double yellow line on Route 40 near New Meador Run Drive and hit a tractor-trailer head-on in Wharton Township on March 26.

He and the four other people in the vehicle, including a 7-month-old baby, were killed in the crash.

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All of the victims were from Deleware, Ohio.

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