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Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, 12:54 p.m.



Man dies in crash on Route 217

A 20-year-old Indiana County man died on Saturday after he lost control of his sport utility vehicle on a foggy Route 217 in Blacklick, according to the county coroner.

Thomas Wayne Kelgran of Center Township died in the crash about a mile south of Blacklick Road, Coroner Michael Baker said in a news release.

Kelgran's vehicle traveled over the road shoulder and struck several trees, Baker said.

County 911 received a call about the accident at 6:22 a.m. Kelgran, who suffered blunt force trauma to the head and chest, was trapped in his vehicle for some time, Baker said.

No autopsy is planned.

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