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Overnight Wrong-Way Crash On I-79 Kills A Driver

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

WASHINGTON COUNTY (KDKA) -- An overnight crash on I-79 has left one person dead.

According to the Washington County Coroner, a driver was hit head on by someone driving the wrong way near Chartiers Township.

The driver died around 3 a.m. on Sunday.

The victim has been identified as 56-year-old Holly Davis of Canonsburg.

Drivers had called local 911 operators around 1:40 a.m. to tell them that someone was driving southbound in the northbound lanes, according to the coroner's report.

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating.

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