Police Continue to Investigate Fatal Accident in Washington, P.A.


Police investigating Fatal DUI accident  along Burnsville Ridge Road in Washington, Pennsylvania Saturday night.

According to police reports the accident happened as two vehicles were traveling in opposite directions around 11:20 when 20-year-old Mitchell Hayes of West Alexander lost control of his vehicle going around a turn and crossed over into the northbound lane.

Police say Hayes collided with 42-year-old Roy Welling of West Finley Pennsylvania. Hayes was pronounced dead at the scene by the Washington County Coroner.

Further investigations confirm that Welling was driving under the influence when the accident occurred. There are charges pending against Welling as authorities await lab results.

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