Police News — Dec. 28

Philipsburg driver killed

in two-vehicle accident

PHILIPSBURG — Taylor A. Harpster, 27, of Philipsburg, died following a two-vehicle crash on Railroad Street in Philipsburg at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, state police at Rockview report.

Police said Harpster was eastbound in a 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe when she traveled into the westbound lane and collided headon with an oncoming 2014 Volvo tractor trailer. Harpster was flown by helicopter to UPMC Altoona where she was later pronounced dead, police said.

The driver of the truck, Jesse Arroyo, 40, of Lancaster, was not injured, police said.


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