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Posted on: January 5, 2020

Multiple Fatalities - Pennsylvania Turnpike - Mount Pleasant Township, Westmorreland County, PA

CURRENT INCIDENT - MULTIPLE FATALITY CRASH ON PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE - JANUARY 5, 2020 

 Current Update: 8:55 AM - Multiple fatality crash on Pennsylvania Turnpike at Mile Post 86.1 Westbound in Mount Pleasant Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. 

 Accident involved (3) commercial vehicles, (1) coach bus, and (1) passenger vehicle.  Westmoreland County Coroner's Office has confirmed (5) fatalities at the scene and Mutual Aid EMS has reported transporting (60) injured to ...various hospitals.  

 Excela Health Frick Hospital Case Management has established a phone number for family members ONLY that are affected by this incident: 724-237-6027.  The Westmoreland County Coroner's Office will release additional information as it becomes available. 

 Please refer to the "Major Incidents & Disasters" link on the Coroner's webpage for updated information. 

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