• 2 killed in crash on I-376 east near Hopewell

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    HOPEWELL, Pa. - The Beaver Valley Expressway was closed for several hours after a crash involving a wrong-way driver killed two people.

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    The crash happened on the inbound side of the highway near Hopewell around 1 p.m. and the highway remained closed until about 5 p.m.

    According to a police report, 87-year-old Thomas Riggins was driving eastbound when he pulled over onto the right shoulder.

    A witness told police Riggins then turned around and began traveling westbound in the eastbound lane and crashed head-on into another vehicle.

    The second driver, 82-year-old Franklin Eshbaugh was also killed. Neither vehicle had any passengers.


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