2018-12-06 / Front Page

Fatal Crash In Brush Creek Township Kills 1

STAFF REPORT

Breezewood Fire Department and Fulton County emergency medical service units are investigating a deadly crash at the Bedford Fulton County line on Route 30 Monday, Dec. 3, at 1:06 p.m.

According to state police, Melvin D. Walker, 77, Windber, was traveling east on Route 30 when he drove into the westbound lane with his 2013 Kia Soul. Walker was then struck by a 2000 Kenworth W900, a logging truck, operated by Scott R. Perrin from Saxton. The impact caused Walker’s vehicle to spin counterclockwise off the roadway and the logging truck to overturn and slide off the north side of the roadway.

Walker was pronounced dead at the scene due to blunt force trauma. Perrin was transported to University of Pittsburgh Medical Center of Bedford for his injuries.

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