Two High School Students Killed in Crash in Mercer County
Two Hickory High School students were killed Sunday in a crash on Interstate 80 in Mercer County.
Alexis Myers, 16, and Danielle Nelson, 15, died in the crash on I-80 eastbound in East Lackawannock Township about 6:40 p.m. Sunday, police said.
The SUV lost control and was hit by a semi truck, according to the coroner.
The 17-year-old driver and another passenger suffered serious injuries and were taken to a Pittsburgh hospital.
The girls were all heading to a Young Life faith-based event at Grove City College when the crash happened. A group of parents was traveling behind the teens.