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Kane man killed in overnight Rt. 66 crash

A Kane man was killed as a result of a one-vehicle crash on state route 66 in Forest County early Thursday morning.

Marienville-based Pennsylvania State Police responded to the scene of the crash, 217 feet south of the Elk County line, at 12:35 a.m. on Thursday.

Police say a 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis, driven by an unidentified 41-year-old man, Kane, was traveling north near Sheffield Junction Road in Howe Township.

“For an unknown reason, (the vehicle) crossed over the southbound lane and struck a tree in the westbound side of the roadway.”

Police say the man died as a result of the crash and was not wearing a seatbelt.

State Police were assisted at the scene by volunteer fire and emergency services from Sheffield and Marienville in addition to Snyder’s Auto Towing.

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