State Police Seek Info on Deadly Crash in Jefferson County

13164267_278314789173402_5462510199529857349_nUNION TWP., Pa. (EYT) — State Police investigators are seeking information about a fatal crash that occurred May 9 on Interstate 80 in Union Township, Jefferson County.

Trooper Eric McKee says the collision happened around 6:23 p.m. near mile marker 75.6. The following individuals were pronounced dead at the scene:

  • Urania L. Soria, 23, of Toledo, Ohio
  • 5-year-old female – name not released,of Toledo, Ohio
  • Otilio G. Perez, 55, of Youngstown, Ohio
  • Soria was traveling eastbound on Interstate 80 when, for unknown reasons, she traveled into the grass area of the median.

Soria was traveling eastbound on Interstate 80 when, for unknown reasons, she traveled into the grass area of the median.

Her 1999 Honda CRV began to spin counter-clockwise while traveling across the median and into the westbound lanes of Interstate 80.

Soria’s vehicle then collided with the left side of a 2011 Honda Pilot operated by Gregory J. Jortner, 44, of Easton, CT.

Following impact, Soria’s vehicle crashed into the left front side of a 1999 Plymouth Voyager operated by Otilio G. Perez before rolling onto its roof.

Jortner and two passengers in Perez’s vehicle – Nereida Ramos and Abdiel Gonzalez – suffered injuries of an unknown severity. They were flown from the scene by medical helicopter and survived.

Anyone who may have seen, heard, or have knowledge of the events that took place during this incident should contact Corporal Rummel, PSP Punxsutawney CARS Unit, at 814-938-0510.

 


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