PYMATUNING TWP., Pa. (WKBN) — The Pymatuning Police Department has released new details regarding a fatal crash that occurred Friday evening.

According to dispatch, crews were called to the intersection of Reynolds Industrial Road and State Route 18 around 5 p.m. Friday for reports of a two-car crash. 

According to a police report, a Greenville boy was killed after a car he was a passenger in ran a red light and was was struck by another vehicle, causing the car to flip onto its side and strike a traffic light pole.

Part of State Route 18 was closed for several hours while EMS and police were on scene.


First News spoke with the family of Chance Hedderick, a 14-year-old boy killed in the accident. The family says he was an amazing young man with a heart of gold.

There will be a memorial service for him at a yet-to-be-determined time and location.

The driver, front passenger and a second rear passenger in the car Heddrick was in sustained minor-to-serious injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle involved sustained moderate injuries in the crash.