TREDYFFRIN TOWNSHIP, PA – Three people were killed in a crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Saturday morning, according to Erie News Now and the Associated Press.
The accident happened at about 11 a.m. in Tredyffrin Township in Chester County. Authorities said two passenger vehicles crashed in the eastbound lanes of the turnpike just beyond Exit 320, between Route 29 and the exit for Downingtown.
The three victims were residents of Lancaster County. They were identified by the Chester County coroner’s office as 34-year-old Santana Ashford, 24-year-old Gabrielle Marie Ashford, and 14-year-old Jehu Young Jr.
The eastbound lanes of the turnpike in the area of Route 29 were shut down for several hours after the accident.
Details on the circumstances surrounding the crash have not yet been released. The investigation by Pennsylvania State Police continues.
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