Washington County, PA — A car crashed into a parked 18-wheeler truck on I-79 near Amity in Washington County. Driver Jonathan Silko, 27, was killed in the wreck and nobody in the truck was harmed.
Police are saying that Silko, from Scott, was driving south on I-79 in a Toyota Prius on Thursday morning (Feb. 13) when he lost control and swerved onto the shoulder. He crashed into the rear of a parked 18-wheeler, which killed Silko immediately.
The accident was reported at about 9:45 a.m. and police said they’re investigating it further. The news reports didn’t specify how the 18-wheeler was parked on the shoulder, or if it was jutting onto the roadway.
Scene of the Accident