• Child, 2 adults killed when tri-axel truck, pickup collide

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    GERMAN, Pa. (AP) - State police say a collision between a dump truck and a pickup truck in western Pennsylvania has left three people dead, including a 4-year-old boy.

    Troopers in Fayette County say the tri-axle dump truck and the pickup collided on Route 21 in German Township just before 4 p.m. Tuesday, killing three people in the pickup.

    Police said 53-year-old Ronald Burwell of Uniontown was dead at the scene. Twenty-year-old Kayla Burwell was rushed to Uniontown Hospital, where she was pronounced dead on arrival. Four-year-old Hunter Braddee was removed from the back seat but died a short time later. The 46-year-old dump truck driver was uninjured.

    The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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