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Two teenagers killed in Mercer County crash

Jacob Tierney
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Two teenage girls were killed in a crash on I-80 eastbound in Mercer County Sunday night, according to Youngstown news station WKBN .

Alexis Myers, 16, and Danielle Nelson, 15, were passengers in an SUV that crashed into a tractor-trailer around 6:40 p.m.

The 17-year-old girl who was driving the SUV was taken to a Pittsburgh hospital with serious injuries, according to WKBN. Another passenger was also injured.

Two tractor-trailers were involved in the crash.

The 37-year-old driver of one semi was taken to a hospital with unknown injuries, the other driver was uninjured.

The cause of the crash is unknown.

The girls were headed way to a religious event at Grove City College, followed by a group of parents in another vehicle.

Jacob Tierney is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Jacob at 724-836-6646, [email protected] or via Twitter @Soolseem.