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Tow truck operator and driver of disabled vehicle killed in midstate crash

Written by The Associated Press | Sep 11, 2017 3:31 AM
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(Brownstown) -- Authorities say a tow truck operator and the driver of a disabled vehicle were struck and killed by another vehicle on a Lancaster County highway.

The crash occurred at about 1:50 a.m. yesterday n the northbound lanes of Route 222 in West Earl Township.

Investigators said the AAA tow truck was reportedly there removing a disabled vehicle, and a northbound car struck the two victims as they stood on the berm of the highway.

Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

Their names weren't immediately released.

The other driver was uninjured.

County crash investigators, the district attorney's office and township police are investigating.

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