One person is dead and another injured following a two-vehicle crash in Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

Image provided by New York State Police
Image provided by New York State Police

Pennsylvania State Police responded to State Route 414 in Franklin Township at 11:23 p.m. Christmas Eve for a report of a collision involving a sedan and a pickup truck.

Authorities say 28-year-old Ben Welch of Canton was driving a 2005 Subaru sedan westbound when he left the westbound shoulder of the road for an unknown reason, overcorrected and swerved into the eastbound lane where the car collided with a 2019 Ford F-350 extended cab pickup truck.

Welch was pronounced dead at the scene.

40-year-old Michael Hamilton of Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, who was driving the pickup was taken to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The crash is being investigated by the Pennsylvania State Police and the Bradford County Coroner's Office.

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