By: KDKA-TV News Staff
NORTH BUFFALO TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A vehicle crash along Route 28 northbound has led to two deaths, according to police.READ MORE: Emergency Crews On Scene Of Bridge Collapse Near Frick Park
A third victim of the crash has been sent to the hospital.
The Armstrong County coroner identified the victims as Michael Gargett, 44 and Mara Reilly, 46, of Pittsburgh.READ MORE: Protecting Your Trip: How To Avoid Unexpected Costs When Inclement Weather Impacts Travel
The coroner said Gargett and Reilly’s vehicle was heading north on Route 28, swerved to miss a car on the shoulder and lost control, rear-ending a box truck on the shoulder.
The crash happened at around 8:30 a.m., and weather conditions and speed were considered to be a factor, the coroner said.MORE NEWS: Man Allegedly Drunkenly Breaks Into Bethel Park Apartment
511PA said that the vehicles involved cleared from the scene at around 1:30 p.m.
CLEARED: Multi vehicle crash on PA 28 northbound between Exit 18 – PA 128/Slate Lick and Exit: US 422 EAST/PA 28 NORTH – KITTANNING/INDIANA.
— 511PA Pittsburgh (@511PAPittsburgh) December 27, 2021