JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Two people were killed in a car crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Somerset County late Friday.
According to our news partners at the Trib, Pennsylvania State police were investigating the crash that happened in Jefferson Township near the border of Westmoreland and Somerset counties just after 9 p.m. Friday night.
Dustin Brant, 27, from Latrobe, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Brant was traveling in a pickup truck that was found on the eastbound side of the turnpike.
An autopsy was being planned to determine the cause and manner of death, but it appeared to be accidental, Lichty added.
Cambria County Coroner Jeffrey Lees said the other individual, a Berks County man, was flown to Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, where he succumbed from his injuries.