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Sharon police confirm that speed a factor in crash that killed three

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SHARON,  Pa. - An investigation by Sharon Police concludes that the S-U-V involved in a head-on crash that claimed three lives was traveling 55 to 60 miles per hour in a 40 mph zone.

Police issued a news release on Friday saying that 18-year-old Corey Swartz was driving the 2003 Mazda Tribute that crossed into the oncoming lane, hitting the pickup truck driven by 50-year-old John Zdelar on the night of November 8.

Zdelar, Swartz, and 17-year-old  Evan Gill, who was a passenger in the Mazda, all died in the crash.

Another passenger in the  Swartz vehicle, Greg Osmon remains in Saint Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown.  The other victims of the crash have been released from the hospital.

Although results of toxicology tests on the victims won't be available for several weeks, police say there is no indication that alcohol, illegal drugs or texting were factors in the accident.

The release as lo says that no charges will be filed by the Sharon Police Department, which is concluding its investigation of the crash.

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