LIGONIER (KDKA) — A young man died Monday morning after a car crash in Ligonier.
The crash happened along Route 711 near Robb Road in St. Clair Township.
The single-vehicle crash was first reported around 8 a.m.
The Westmoreland County Corner’s Office released late Monday afternoon that 19-year-old Hunter A. Figard, of West Wheatfield Township, was killed in the accident.
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Investigators say Figard was operating a 2005 Chevrolet Colorado while traveling south on State Route 711 with one passenger in the vehicle.
Figard crossed the center line and entered the opposite lane of travel, left the road and struck a tree.
Route 711 was shut down in both directions while police investigated and crews cleared the scene.
The identity and the condition of the passenger are unknown at this time.