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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

tragic accident takes the life of Eric Eslary of Ligonier Township Police

A Ligonier Township police officer was killed in an early morning head-on crash in Ligonier.

The crash was reported shortly before 2 a.m. on Route 30 near Idlewild Park. It apparently occurred when the officer’s vehicle collided with a commercial van.

The Westmoreland County coroner’s office confirmed one person was killed in the crash. KDKA-TV confirmed the victim was a Ligonier officer. A medical helicopter had been called in to transport him to a Pittsburgh hospital.