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1 dead in Adams Co. crash

Adams Co. (WAOW) -- One person is dead and two others hospitalized after a crash in Adams Co.

Sheriff's officials say it happened Saturday at 5:36 p.m. at the intersection of STH 13 and Cottonville Ave. in the township of Preston.

Police say a car with two people inside hit a truck trying to get on the highway. The passenger of the car was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.

Both drivers were taken to the hospital and are still there at this time. Police say the car was driving at a high rate of speed and they believe impaired driving may be a factor in the crash.

Courtney Terlecki

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