Fatal crash reported on Route 6N

Category:  News
Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 at 9:19 PM

One person suffered fatal injuries and two people were sent to the hospital with critical injuries after a crash at 7495 Route 6N, slightly west of Route 98.

The crash was reported at approximately 5:45 p.m. as a “head-on, rollover crash” that left three people trapped inside the cars, according to Erie News Now.

According to bystanders, life flight helicopters were directed to land in the Wal-Mart parking lot at 108 Washington Towne Blvd. N.

Erie News Now reported Wednesday morning that 24-year-old Brandon Guianen of Girard was attempting to pass another vehicle when he slammed head-on into an oncoming vehicle driven by James Papson, 62, of Girard.

Papson was pronounced dead at the scene, while Guianen and a passenger, Aloura M. Griffiths, 24, of Fairview, were flown to UPMC Hamot for critical injuries, according to GoErie. 

Pennsylvania state troopers are still investigating the crash. 

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Additional Photos:

The scene of the crash, labeled pinpoint 1.

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