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Fatal Head-On Collision on Route 286 Kills Two, Injures Two

Route 286 Accident Kills Two People and Injures Two

HOMER CITY, PA (April 19, 2019) – Two people are dead following a crash on Route 286 that happened last Friday, April 19. Around 5:30 p.m., David B. Wilson, 54, lost control of his Porsche Cayenne while driving eastbound.

Pennsylvania State Police say that Wilson crossed the center line and entered the westbound lane, where his vehicle collided head-on with a Toyota SUV.

The Toyota was occupied by Makenzie Marie Deditch, 17, and her passenger, Willard Francis Allshouse Jr., 67. Both were killed in the initial accident, which caused the SUV to roll onto the driver side.

After hitting the SUV carrying Deditch and Allshouse, Wilson struck another vehicle driven by Elizabeth Bush, 45, who suffered moderate injuries. Wilson was taken to the Indiana Regional Medical Center with only minor injuries.

Authorities have not yet released the cause of the crash but did say that the roadway was wet when the accident occurred.

Source: KDKA CBS Pittsburgh

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