EDMUNDS TOWNSHIP — An 11-year-old boy was killed Wednesday morning when a vehicle skidded across U.S. Route 1 and collided with the vehicle in which he was a passenger, state police said.

The boy was pronounced dead at the scene in Edmunds Township, which is in Washington County. The drivers of both vehicles were taken to a hospital, troopers said.

Part of the highway was shut down for several hours. The crash remains under investigation.


CORRECTION: This story was updated at 6:46 p.m. on Jan. 27, 2022, to correct that the victim was a boy.

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