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Green Twp. Fatal Accident

A fatal accident in Indiana County killed one person and sent 12 others including multiple children to hospitals.

According to State Police a van driving West on State Route 580 in Green Township went off the road around 7:30 hitting a tree before striking another and coming to a stop.

The driver of the van who was not wearing a seatbelt was pronounced dead at the scene.

Court documents state 2 adults and 10 children were injured. With 10 passengers sent to minors hospital in Hastings and IRMC while 2 were flown to Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh.

Police say the passengers recalled the driver having issues staying in the lane saying that the driver was experiencing a medical emergency before losing consciousness and ultimately crashing the van.

Troopers say only 1 person out of the 13 people in the van were wearing a seat belt.

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