HAMPTON TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — Allegheny County Police are investigating after a two-vehicle crash sent two people to the hospital, where one victim died, this afternoon in Hampton Township.

According to police, the crash happened just after 1:30 p.m. in the area of Route 8 and Mount Royal Boulevard.

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(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Tim Lawson)

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Tim Lawson)

Both drivers were taken to local hospitals. A 77-year-old man who was in a minivan died at the hospital. He was later identified as Raymond Anderson.

The other man involved, a 35-year-old driving a BMW, is in stable condition.

They were the sole occupants of each vehicle, police said.

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Homicide detectives and crash reconstructionists are investigating at the scene.

Investigators say the BMW was traveling south on Route 8 when a witness reported the 35-year-old driving erratically. Police say he then crossed the center line and struck the minivan driven by the 77-year-old at a high rate of speed.

Police say investigators will consult with the DA’s office to see if any charges are warranted.

PennDOT has closed Route 8 between Wildwood Road and Mount Royal Boulevard while police investigate and clear the scene.

Commuters are being directed around the closure.

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Anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact the Allegheny County Police Tip Line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS.