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Fayette County man, 68, dies in head-on crash on Route 40

Paul Peirce
| Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, 2:00 p.m.

A Fayette County man was killed in a head-on, two-vehicle crash Sunday along Route 40 in Wharton Township.

Norman Joseph Ciaccia, 68, of Fayette County, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which was reported at about 12:15 p.m. Sunday, according to state police in Uniontown.

Ciaccia was driving westbound on Route 40when he was hit head head-on by a Ford truck that was towing a loaded car trailer.

Police said the truck crossed over from the eastbound lane into Ciaccia’s lane.

Police identified the driver of the truck as Dane Patrick Revello, 50, of Somerset.

State police are still investigating the accident, according to a released issued Sunday.

Police were assisted by Fayette EMS, Farmington Fire Department and Hopwood Fire Department.

Paul Peirce is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Paul at 724-850-2860, or via Twitter @ppeirce_trib.

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