19-year-old dies in 3-vehicle crash

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Original story: A 19-year-old died in a three-vehicle crash Sunday in Huntingdon.

Carter Riley Brown was driving at about 7:35 a.m. on state Route 22 toward Adenheim Cottage Road when his vehicle crossed into the westbound lane of traffic. His Honda Civic hit the rear driver's side of a Toyota Camry driven by Bryan Medellin, of Harrisburg, and then a hit another Toyota Camry driven by Deborah Lukens, of Lewistown, head on. Medellin's vehicle continued to travel west and hit several mailboxes before rolling over.

Brown, of Mercersburg, was pronounced dead at the scene. Lukens, 62, was taken to J.C. Blair Hospital for unspecified injuries, and Medellin, 44, was not injured in the crash.

The road was shut down for several hours.

An investigation into the fatal crash by state police at Huntingdon has not been closed.

Mill Creek Fire Company and EMS, Huntingdon EMS, state troopers and the state police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section unit responded to the scene.

Jose Martinez and Devin Johnson pulled a 34-year-old man from a burning car to safety after a fiery crash in Aurora, Illinois, on Saturday, March 31. The driver was charged with a number of traffic offenses and a DUI, according to police.