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Two teens critically injured in Wharton Township crash near Nemacolin

| Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011

Six teens were involved in a single-vehicle crash late Saturday in Wharton Township in Fayette County, according to State Police.

Two passengers were airlifted to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va., and were in critical condition this afternoon, state police said.

The driver of the vehicle is a 17-year-old man from Uniontown.

Police said alcohol might have been a factor in the crash.

Police did not identify any of the occupants.

The passengers included a 15-year-old Farmington girl, a 15-year-old Uniontown girl, two 16-year-old girls and a 17-year-old Uniontown boy.

The vehicle left the road and struck a tree just before 11 p.m. Saturday on Hardy Boulevard near Nemacolin Woodlands. Police said the driver and two other passengers also received minor injuries in the crash, which remains under investigation.

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