Crash on Pennsylvania Turnpike kills ATV rider

Pennsylvania

Officials say a passing motorist reported the crash at about 12:15 a.m. Saturday

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FINLEYVILLE, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a crash involving a sport utility vehicle and an all-terrain vehicle on a section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike in western Pennsylvania claimed the life of the ATV rider.

The Washington County coroner’s office said 21-year-old Tyler Gereshenski of Finleyville was riding on the southbound lanes of Route 43 of the turnpike in Union Township when a southbound SUV struck the ATV.

Officials say a passing motorist reported the crash at about 12:15 a.m. Saturday.

Gereshenski was wearing a helmet. State police are investigating.

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