Boy, 11, killed in crash on Pennsylvania turnpike

Pennsylvania

MOUNT PLEASANT, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say an 11-year-old boy has been killed in a crash between a pickup truck and tractor-trailer on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Hayden Ford was killed in a collision Thursday just before 2 p.m. on the turnpike in Mount Pleasant.

Officials say Hayden was riding in the front seat of the pickup when it rear-ended a tractor-trailer. The Connellsville’s native was pronounced dead at the scene.

A person in the tractor-trailer was airlifted to a hospital with unknown injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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