HENRY CLAY TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – Two people were killed in a Fayette County crash Sunday morning.
According to State Police, the accident happened on Martin Road in Henry Clay Township around 6 a.m.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Reports 3,899 New Cases, 64 Additional Deaths
A Chevrolet Cavalier was traveling at a high rate of speed on the eastbound side of the road. The driver lost control, went off the road and struck a tree.
Both occupants in the vehicle were not wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.READ MORE: Somerset County District Attorney Jeffrey Thomas Faces New Charges
They have been identified as Donald Griffith, 42, and Richard Svenungsen, 42, both of Markleysburg.
The road was closed for about three hours, but has since reopened.
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