Indiana, PA – Christopher Ortman Killed in Fatal Collision on PA-286Law Pa
Indiana, PA (October 14, 2020) – Around 3:24 p.m. on Monday, October 12, a man was killed in a fatal collision that took place on a major roadway in Indiana.
Indiana County officials confirmed that 30-year-old Christopher Ortman was traveling westbound on PA-286 when his vehicle was suddenly struck by another for reasons that are not yet known.
Fire crews and paramedics were present at the scene of the accident. They found that Ortman was trapped inside his vehicle and had to be extricated. He was treated at the scene and rushed to Indiana Regional Medical Center Emergency Department but died after arriving.
It is not known if any other parties were injured. Police have not confirmed if any charges were brought.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania
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