HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — Two people were killed in a crash on I-376 in Beaver County on Thursday.READ MORE: Boy, 5, Falls From Second Floor Window
It happened just after 1 p.m. near Hopewell Township.
Pennsylvania State Police say 87-year-old Thomas Riggins, of Aliquippa, was traveling eastbound on I-376 in the right-hand lane when he pulled onto the right shoulder and performed a U-turn.READ MORE: Police: 7 People Hospitalized After Two-Vehicle Crash, 1 Child In Critical Condition
Riggins then proceeded to drive westbound in the left lane of the eastbound side of I-376.
State Police say Riggins crashed into 82-year-old Franklin Eshbaugh, of Monaca, who was traveling eastbound on I-376 on the eastbound side in the left-hand lane.
Both Riggins and Eshbaugh were pronounced dead at the scene.MORE NEWS: Indoor Mask Mandate Ends On West Virginia’s 158th Birthday
There were no passengers in either vehicle at the time of the crash.