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Mother killed, children hospitalized after midstate car crash

Written by The Associated Press | Jul 25, 2017 4:17 AM
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(Lancaster) -- Police say a 27-year-old mother has died and her two children have been hospitalized following a head-on collision with a tractor-trailer in Lancaster County.

Tthe crash happened around 9:00 a.m. on state Route 72.

The woman's three-year-old is in critical condition, but her 18-month-old is expected to be released from the hospital.

The woman's identity has not been released, pending family notification.

The 47-year-old truck driver, who is from Lancaster, has been hospitalized with injuries that are not life-threatening.

Police say their preliminary investigation shows the truck was traveling south and the sedan was traveling north when the woman's car crossed the center line.

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