One person was killed in a crash Wednesday morning on I-79, near the Pennsylvania state line.
According to a press release: A 2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty truck belonging to Energy Contractors LLC was headed north on I-79 when the driver lost control, near the 158 milepost. The truck went into the median and flipped several times, throwing out the driver and a passenger.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene; the passenger sustained minor injuries.
A Weston man was identified as the victim of Wednesday’s fatal crash on Interstate 79.
The accident was reported to MECCA 911 at 6:28 a.m. The southbound lanes of I-79 were shut down for about an hour and a half, during which the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation routed traffic from the Mount Morris exit to U.S. 19.
According to its website, Energy Contractors provides a range of services for the oil and gas industry throughout the northeastern U.S. and the Appalachian basin.
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