One man dead in Elk Creek Twp accident

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Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a head-on collision in Elk Creek Township that has claimed one driver’s life.

The accident was reported around 5:45 p.m. Tuesday on Route 6N, just east of Ivarea Road.

Pennsylvania state police say James Papson, 62, of Girard was killed in the crash.

Police say a car driven by Brandon Guianen, 24, tried to pass on the hill, causing the head-on collision.

Guianen and a passenger Aloura Griffiths, 24, were flown from to UPMC Hamot by helicopter with serious injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

No word on any charges at this time.

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