Man dies in Mercer County crash

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From staff reports

Mercer state police reported that a 26-year-old man died at the scene of a crash at 10:57 a.m. Friday on Petersburg Road where it turns into Sheakleyville Greenville Road in Sandy Creek Township.

Police said Codie Alan King was a passenger in a vehicle that was traveling west on Petersburg Road when the driver lost control of the vehicle.

According to police the vehicle left the south side of the road and struck a tree with the passenger side of the vehicle.

Police said the driver of the vehicle was also injured and transported to a hospital by Lifeforce Ambulance.

PennDOT and Shakeleyville, Jamestown and Greenville fire departments assisted at the scene.