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By Tim Karan
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, 12:16 a.m.

A Karns City Junior-Senior High School student was killed Tuesday morning in a vehicle accident along Route 68 in Bradys Bend.

Investigators said Kyle Robinson, 17, of Rimersburg, was on his way to school just before 7 a.m. when he lost control of his 2003 PT Cruiser along a right-hand curve on the wet roadway near Kittanning Hollow Road.

Robinson's vehicle crossed into the oncoming lane where it collided with a pickup truck.

Armstrong County Chief Deputy Coroner Al Thomas pronounced Robinson dead at the scene shortly before 8 a.m. The cause of death was reported as multiple blunt force trauma to the head and chest.The principal at Karns City Junior-Senior High School was unavailable for comment. State police did not identify the driver of the truck driver nor report if he or she was injured.

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