INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – One person was killed in a Saturday night accident in Washington County.

According to the Washington County Coroner’s Office, the accident happened on State Route 844 in Independence Township at 7:55 p.m.

The victim has been identified as Eric Carder, 38, of Canonsburg.

Carder was traveling east when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck an embankment on the westbound side of the road.

The vehicle rolled and came to rest in the eastbound lanes on its roof.

Carder was ejected from the vehicle during the accident and speed is believed to have been a factor in the crash.


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