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Waynesburg man dies in crash

Bob Niedbala / Observer-Reporter
State police survey the road following a two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning on Route 218 that took the life of a Waynesburg man. Order a Print
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WAYNESBURG – A 63-year-old Waynesburg man was killed in a two-vehicle crash at 5:35 a.m. Wednesday on Route 218, about two miles south of Waynesburg.


Charles Hoyle was pronounced dead at the scene by Greene County Deputy Coroner Mary Lewis.


State police said Hoyle was driving south on the road when his car entered the northbound lane and collided with a oncoming pickup truck operated by David Barr, 19, of Fairview, W.Va. Barr was not injured.


The Waynesburg-Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Co. was called to assist at the scene.