Area gun sales have increased significantly in past two decades | Local News | heraldstandard.com

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

Source: Area gun sales have increased significantly in past two decades | Local News | heraldstandard.com

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Nearly $100K missing from Washington County Clerk of Courts office | WPXI

Nearly $100,000 is missing from the Washington County Clerk of Courts office.

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.


Source: Nearly $100K missing from Washington County Clerk of Courts office | WPXI

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Two Vehicle Accident Kills 1 In Washington County – CBS Pittsburgh

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.

Source: Two Vehicle Accident Kills 1 In Washington County – CBS Pittsburgh

Motorcyclist killed in I-79 crash in Washington County | TribLIVE.com

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.

Source: Motorcyclist killed in I-79 crash in Washington County | TribLIVE.com

1 person killed in crash along I-70 in Washington County

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 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.

Source: 1 person killed in crash along I-70 in Washington County