COAL TOWNSHIP -- Two people are dead after a crash in Northumberland County.
Police said a minivan slid on the snow-covered road, crossed into oncoming traffic, and collided with a tractor trailer on Route 54 in Coal Township around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Police said two people in the minivan were killed--an adult and a child. Two others in the van were taken to the hospital. The driver of the tractor trailer was not hurt.
Route 54 was closed between Elysburg and Mount Carmel for hours while police investigated. It is now back open.