Jeannette man killed in Hempfield collision
A 66-year-old Jeannette man died from injuries sustained in a vehicle crash Friday night.
A police report said the accident occurred in Hempfield Township at about 10:45 p.m. when a 36-year-old Mt. Pleasant man failed to stop for a posted stop sign and entered the intersection of State Route 119 and Forbes Trail Road. He collided with the other man's vehicle.
The Jeannette man was flown to Forbes Regional Hospital, where he later died, police said.
One passenger in the 36-year-old man's vehicle was flown to UPMC Presbyterian for treatment, and another passenger in the same vehicle was transported to Excela Westmoreland Hospital for treatment, police said.
Police are still investigating the accident.
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