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Coroner: 3 killed from Lancaster County, including boy, 14, in turnpike crash

The Chester County coroner’s office has identified the three victims as 34-year-old Santana Ashford, 24-year-old Gabrielle Marie Ashford, and 14-year-old Jehu Young Jr.
By The Associated Press

Report on 2018 Pennsylvania Turnpike fatality urges new focus on tunnels

The NTSB determined the final probable cause of the crash to be the failure of the conduit’s support system due to longtime corrosion, which resulted in its displacement, the agency said in a release Thursday.

By Lisa Wardle

Toll hike, 45% non-EZ pass surcharge coming to Pennsylvania Turnpike

The new rates are to take effect Jan. 3.

By The Associated Press

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Pennsylvania Turnpike to lay off hundreds of toll collectors

The agency said a conversion to all-electronic tolling that was adopted in mid-March because of the COVID-19 pandemic will become permanent.

By The Associated Press

Pandemic crushes Pa. highway toll revenue, jeopardizing $178M for SEPTA upgrades

A Turnpike Commission spokesman says the agency was still discussing alternatives to suspending quarterly transit payments.
By Ryan Briggs/WHYY

Injured brothers sue over fatal Pennsylvania Turnpike crash

Anthony and Quwanjay Ellis, Quwanjay Ellis, who was sitting behind the driver, claim they observed him going faster than normal about a half-hour before the crash.
By The Associated Press

Report says snow was falling during fatal Pennsylvania Turnpike bus crash

The National Transportation Safety Board says all aspects of the crash remain under investigation.

By The Associated Press

Investigators say bus passed truck before Turnpike wreck killing 5

The NTSB expects an initial report about the incident should be completed in about 10 days,
By The Associated Press