• 2 juveniles killed in I-80 crash involving SUV, tractor-trailers

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    EAST LACKAWANNOCK TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Two juveniles were killed Sunday in a crash involving two tractor-trailers and an SUV on Interstate 80 in Mercer County, police said.

    The crash was reported shortly before 7 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-80 in East Lackawannock Township.

    Two juveniles died at the scene, police said. WFMJ identified the victims as 16-year-old Alexis Myers and 15-year-old Danielle Nelson.

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    Two other juveniles were taken to a Pittsburgh hospital with serious injuries, police said.

    According to WFMJ, Myers and Nelson -- both students at Hickory High School -- were in the SUV with two other girls traveling to a faith-based program at Grove City College.

    Hermitage School District Superintendent Daniel Bell called the girls "wonderful students" and said the entire district is heartbroken.

    Police say snow is to blame for this crash and others on the same stretch of road.


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