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One killed in collision in Washington County

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Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 11:33 a.m.

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.

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