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Fatal Elk County Crash

Officials say 2 men were killed after a crash in Elk County. According to State Police, a driver and 2 passengers were speeding on Bingham Road near Scenic Drive in Ridgway Township. That’s where Police say the pickup truck went over the embankment and slid into a tree.

According to the County Coroner, the driver 36-year-old Tony Eckert and a passenger, 33-year-old Kenneth Gasbarre were pronounced dead at the scene. Officials say the other passenger was transported to a local hospital for minor injuries. Police say no one was wearing a seatbelt and both speeding and alcohol were believed to be factors in the crash.

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