NEW CASTLE, Pa.— New Castle police have identified the two people killed in a two-vehicle head-on crash in a construction zone on Sampson St. on Friday.
Officials said 28-year-old Robert Bogdan of Edinburg was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger, 44-year-old Billie Esposito of Edinburg, was pronounced dead at UPMC Jameson.
Police say a westbound vehicle on Route 422/Sampson St. crossed into the eastbound lanes and hit another vehicle at about 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
Two people in the second vehicle were taken to St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.
Police said investigators are checking to see whether speed was a factor in the crash.