One person killed in Mercer County crash

| Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, 5:00 p.m.

A Venango County man died in a two-car crash Saturday afternoon in Sandy Lake, state police in Mercer said.Ryan Voorhees, 37, of Franklin died after Elsie Welton, 27, of Fredonia ran a stop sign and crashed into the side of Voorhees' vehicle, police said. The crash happened about 3:45 p.m. on Sandy Lake-Polk Road, police said.Welton had two 5-year-old children in the car with her. They suffered minor injuries and were treated at the scene, police said.Voorhees, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was taken to Grove City Medical Center, police said. Investigators remained at the scene of the accident after 8 p.m.

Sandy Lake Volunteer Fire Department and Life Force Ambulance responded to the crash with Mercer County State Police.

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