Two truck drivers were among the five people who died in a crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in the early morning hours of Sunday, Jan. 5. Both were in one of two UPS tractor-trailers that struck a loaded tour bus that overturned on the turnpike southeast of Pittsburgh.
A third truck and another vehicle also hit the bus, which was on a downhill curve when it struck an embankment and overturned at about 3:30 a.m. The collision occurred in the westbound lanes of the turnpike in Mount Pleasant Township near mile marker 86.
The UPS drivers were identified by the company as 53-year-old Daniel Kepner, who worked with UPS for five years, and 48-year-old Dennis Kehler, who worked with the company for 28 years. A statement from the company said, in part, “Our drivers will be missed and our thoughts and prayers go out to their families.”….Read More