One killed in collision in Washington County
The driver of an SUV died when he crashed head-on into a tractor-trailer on Tuesday morning, according to authorities.
Justin Randall Johnson, 26, of McKinleyville, Calif., was heading south on Henderson Avenue (Route 18) around 10:30 a.m. when his Jeep crossed the center line and hit the rig, said Washington County Coroner Tim Warco.
Warco pronounced Johnson, who was alone in the vehicle, dead at the scene from multiple blunt force trauma.
The truck driver suffered minor injuries. Chartiers police are investigating.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Clues to Chief Justice John Roberts’ thinking on new ObamaCare case
- Fatal crash reported in West Bethlehem
- Pirates enter Plan B with Martin off market
- Stores creating Thanksgiving dine-and-dash dilemma
- Lawrenceville boutique owners hope it’s lucky Number Fourteen
- Pirates trade Davis to A’s for international signing bonus money
- Boy with fake gun shot by officer dies
- Pitt notebook: Chryst keeps Panthers motivated amid adversity
- Obama’s next mass pardon
- Horse racing industry banks on Wolf
- Ohio dairy farmers cashing in on gas well boom