Former fire chief killed in Thursday morning crash in Huntingdon County

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HUNTINGDON COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — The former chief of the Mount Union Fire Company was killed in a crash on Route 22 early Thursday morning after crashing into an oncoming tractor-trailer.

The crash occurred around 1:45 a.m. on Route 22 just west of Oriskany Road.

Terry Morder Jr., the 47-year-old Past Chief of the Mount Union Fire Company was pronounced dead after his vehicle crossed the double yellow lines and struck the tractor-trailer that was coming towards him.

The driver tried to miss Morder, but couldn’t avoid impact. They then swerved and hit an embankment, leaving both vehicles disabled.

According to 511PA, Route 22 between Big Valley Pike and State Route 2020 is now reopened. It was closed for more than 6 hours Thursday morning.

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