Crime Scene

17-Year-Old Female Killed In Route 982 Crash

It happened early Wednesday morning in Derry Twp.

August 29, 2018 - 10:15 am

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - A fatal accident in Derry Township, Westmoreland County around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday morning closed Route 982 in both directions for several hours.

A vehicle hit a utility pole, sheared the pole, and brought down power lines around 4:30 a.m.  The passenger, 17-year-old Marissa Bolish died at the scence. 

The driver 18-year-old Brandon Ritenour was taken to Latrobe Excela Hospital with non life-threatning injuries.

Route 982 was closed between Mission Road and Route 30.

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