Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

NORTH/SOUTH [Derived Headline]

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

NORTH/SOUTH [Derived Headline]

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NORTH

Motorist charged in death of boy, 7

New Castle police have arrested a 66-year-old man who they said drove off the road and struck a pair of boys, killing one and injuring the other Sunday afternoon.

Virgil Coonfare is charged with one count of homicide by vehicle in connection with the death of a 7-year-old, whom police did not identify.

Police and Lawrence County dispatch said the 7-year-old and a 9- year-old were playing outside a home near Stanton and Winslow avenues when Mr. Coonfare veered off the road and hit them around 2:15 p.m. The younger boy was pronounced dead at a local hospital. The 9-year-old was flown to Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

Police said more charges are pending against Mr. Coonfare.

SOUTH

Mother, daughter killed in Washington County crash

A mother and daughter from Maryland were identified as the victims of a fatal crash Saturday on Interstate 70 in South Strabane when a tractor-trailer crossed the median and crushed their car. …

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