Wampum crash

Samuel Kelly, 68, was killed early Wednesday morning in a head-on crash on Wampum Road in front of the Rock Point Boat Club and the Waterworks. 

A Wampum man was killed early Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash in Wayne Township.

Samuel Kelly, 68, was pronounced dead at the scene by Lawrence County Coroner Rich "RJ" Johnson. He was not wearing his seatbelt.

Kelly was traveling East bound on state Route 288 in a Chrysler Voyager, when Dale Fey, 29, of Bessemer crossed the center line in a RAM 1500 striking Kelly's vehicle causing severe damage at 6:19 a.m.

Fey, who was wearing a seatbelt, was transported to UPMC Jameson for a suspected minor injury.

Fey's car also sustained severe damage rendering it disabled.

Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department, Ellwood City Police Department, Ellwood City Fire Department, Noga Ambulance and the Lawrence County Coroner responded to the crash.

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