BELL TOWNSHIP, Jefferson County — A Punxsutawney motorist was killed Friday morning in a head-on crash on Route 119 near Albion Road just east of Punxsutawney.
According to reports from state police and the Jefferson County coroner’s office, a Chevrolet Spark, driven by Matthew White, crossed from the south lane of the highway at 9:32 a.m. and collided with a Chevrolet Silverado driven by Zoltan Laska.
White, 54, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Coroner Brenda Shumaker said an autopsy showed he died of blunt force injuries.
Laska, 63, also of Punxsutawney, was sent first to Punxsutawney Hospital then was transferred to Altoona Hospital, said state Trooper Seth Moore.
Funeral arrangements for White had not been announced as of Saturday evening.