Buddy Marra, owner of Marra Mountaineer Sporting Goods in North Union Township, said that he has seen a “big increase” in handguns sold at his shop in the past five years. There has been a significant increase in handgun sales and a smaller rise in long gun sales across Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties over the past two decade
.The Washington County coroner released a statement, saying the woman was from Hermitage and died of a drug overdose.
An audit showed the office took in more than $4.2 million in 2018 and showed that $96,000 of that was accepted but never deposited in the bank.
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Police said Robert Boyd was driving south on State Route 519 in North Strabane Township when he lost control of his vehicle, struck a fence, went down an embankment and then hit a parked dump truck
BURGETTSTOWN Pa. (KDKA) – A two vehicle accident, involving a car and a water truck, left one dead in Washington County.
Smithfield Township Police said they responded to an accident at 266 Smith Township State Road in the area of Grandma Mary’s Daycare.
They say the accident involved a sedan and a water truck.
They report that the driver of the car was taken to Weirton Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Authorities have not released the identity of a driver of a dirt bike who was killed Thursday after his motorcycle left the roadway and struck a guardrail in North Strabane in Washington County.
State police in Washington said the accident occurred along Interstate 79 North by the North Strabane exit when the driver attempted to leave the highway about 8:21 p.m.
“The driver lost control of his bike and struck the end cap of the guide rail causing a fatal crash,” state police said in a news release.
He was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:06 p.m., according to Washington County Coroner Timothy Warco.
One person was killed when they were thrown from a vehicle during a crash on I-70 in Washington County.
The crash happened shortly after 12:00 a.m. Friday at Exit 15 in North Franklin Township.The Washington County Coroner said the person killed was a passenger in a vehicle that was in the westbound lanes.
The coroner said the vehicle hit the back of a tractor-trailer and the driver apparently lost control.
The identity of the person killed has not been released.
State police are investigating.