Three people were killed Friday in a head-on collision on I-79 in Mercer County.
Robert J. Neubert II, 62, of Amherst, N.Y. lost control of his southbound car for an unknown reason, state police in Mercer said, around 5:43 p.m. in Deer Creek Township. The car struck another car driving in the northbound lane.
The driver of the northbound car, Susan L. Thomas, 54, of Sewickley, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Her passenger, 44-year-old Mary Carmody, of Sewickley, was also killed.
Mr. Neubert died during the ambulance drive to the hospital, police said.
Lexi Belculfine: firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-263-1878. Twitter: @LexiBelc. First Published September 6, 2013 11:45 PM