Two central Pennsylvania UPS employees are among the dead from a massive crash that killed five people and injured about 60 on the Pennsylvania Turnpike early Sunday.
Westmoreland County Coroner Kenneth A. Bacha has identified the central Pennsylvania fatalities as Dennis L. Kehler, 48, of Lebanon, and Daniel J. Kepner, 53, of Lewistown. Both were UPS employees and were traveling out of Harrisburg, a company spokeswoman said.
Also killed in the crash were bus driver Shuang Quing Feng, 58, of Flushing, N.Y., and two of his passengers, Eileen Zelis Aria, 35, of Bronx, N.Y., and 9-year-old Jaremy Vazquez of Brooklyn, N.Y., the coroner said.
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State police said the bus, which was filled with passengers, was heading downhill when Feng wasn’t able to make a turn and hit an embankment. The bus rolled and was hit by three tractor-trailers and a passenger vehicle.
The 52-passenger bus owned by Z&D Tour Inc. of Rockaway, N.J., was bound from Rockaway to Cincinnati, Ohio.
The National Traffic Safety Board, state police and the Turnpike Commission all are investigating the crash.