1 killed in Lawrence County crash

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A car went 100 feet down a hillside along I-376, near Route 108

One person was killed in a crash on I-376 in Lawrence County.

Courtesy: KDKA

NORTH BEAVER TWP. Pa. (WKBN) – Troopers say the weather was a factor in a crash that killed one person along Interstate 376 in Lawrence County Wednesday.

The accident happened about 5:25 p.m. on I-376 near the Route 108 exit.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, Shawn Preston, 36, of Warrensburg, Missouri, was traveling west on I-376 when lost control on the snow and ice and hit a guardrail.

The SUV overturned multiple times and careened down a steep embankment.

Preston was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene, according to a police report.

Troopers say he was not wearing a seat belt.

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