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Penn Hills man killed in Maryland accident

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Sunday, June 8, 2014, 6:03 p.m.

A Saturday accident near Hagerstown, Md., killed a Penn Hills man.

Maryland State Police said Robert Sadler Jr., 59, died about 11:10 a.m. Saturday after his 2009 Kia Sorento sport utility vehicle left the westbound lane of Interstate 70 near the Maryland Route 65 exit, crossed the median and then drove across the eastbound lanes before stopping in a grove of trees and a fence.

A passenger, Elaine Marie Sadler, 63, of Penn Hills was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. State Police at the Hagerstown Barracks continue to investigate the crash.

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