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Concrete barrier planned at scene of Sharon triple fatality

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SHARON, Pa - A construction project is planned to increase safety along a dangerous section of the Shenango Valley Freeway.

Crews are slated to begin work this summer on a 32-inch-high concrete median barrier that will stretch one-half of a mile west from the intersection of Stambaugh Avenue.

This past November, two Sharon High School football players and a Brookfield man died in a head-on collision along that section of the freeway.

Two Sharon teens,18-year-old Cory Swartz and 17-year old Evan Gill were in a car that crossed the median strip of the freeway, striking a pickup truck driven by 50-year old John Zdelar, Jr.

All three were killed in the crash.

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