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Hampshire County Authorities investigate a fatal crash

On Friday January 5 Hampshire County Authorities report the investigation of a fatal head on collision on Northwestern Pike near Dunkard Church Road in Augusta County.

A 2015 Toyota Truck driven by Brian Andrus of Lock Haven Pennsylvania traveling east on Route 50 crossed the center line and collided with a 2016 Dodge Ram driven by Kathleen Thorne.

The 77-year-old Thorne attempted to avoid the collision but was unsuccessful and died at the scene of the crash.

A passenger of the Dodge was injured and transported to Winchester Medical Center along with Andrus.

Hampshire County Authorities continue to investigate the crash with charges likely against the 24-year-old Andrus at the conclusion.

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