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Washington County man killed in Rt. 40 crash |

Washington County man killed in Rt. 40 crash

| Friday, September 23, 2016 2:24 p.m

A Washington County man was killed early Friday when his car went off U.S. 40 near Scenery Hill, the county coroner said.

Jacob A. Klinger, 22, of Eighty-Four, was driving east on the National Pike in a Chevy Cavalier when he missed a turn, struck a metal sign and went off the roadway, said Washington County Coroner Tim Warco. A passing motorist found the vehicle and called 911, he said.

Klinger was wearing a seatbelt when he died at 3:19 a.m., Warco reported. The cause and manner of death are pending an autopsy.

State police are investigating the crash. Cokeburg and Lone Pine fire departments assisted at the scene.

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