Person killed in head-on crash on Route 8 in Richland Township

RICHLAND TOWNSHIP, Pa. — One person was killed in a head-on crash Wednesday morning in Richland Township.

Part of Route 8 was shut down in both directions after the crash, which involved a car and a garbage hauler truck, officials said.

The crash happened just before 10 a.m. near Heckert Road.

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Police said there were reports of a vehicle speeding and being driven erratically.

The driver of the car died. The driver of the truck was taken to a hospital to be checked out.