17-year-old driver dead in 2-car wreck

CANTON – A 17-year-old driver is dead after his vehicle and another crashed around 7:45 a.m. on Route 14 in Canton Township, Bradford County.

State police said the teen, whose name has not been released, was traveling south on Route 14 when the motorist lost control and crossed into the northbound lane, hitting another vehicle operated by a 44-year old woman and carrying two passengers, aged nine and seven.

The teen was pronounced dead at the scene and all three occupants of the other car, also unnamed by police, were transported to Williamsport Regional Medical Center by emergency services.

Assisting state police at the scene were the Canton Fire and Rescue, Western Alliance Ambulance and Memorial Ambulance.