UPDATED: Police identify driver killed in Chartiers Twp. crash

  • May 14, 2013

Authorities have identified the California man killed this morning in a two-vehicle crash on Route 18 in Chartiers Township.

Justin Randall Johnson, 26, of McKinleyville, died at the scene of the crash from multiple injuries, according to Washington County Coroner Timothy Warco.

Johnson was driving his sport-utility vehicle south on Route 18 when he crossed the center line and crashed into a tractor-trailer near Petronka Lane around 10:30 a.m., Chartiers police said.

The driver of the rig suffered minor injuries, but declined treatment at the scene.

Route 18 reopened at about 2:30 p.m. after being closed for several hours while police investigated the crash.


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