Two killed in head-on crash on Route 58 in Mercer County

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Two drivers were killed after a head-on crash on Route 58 in Jefferson Township on Thursday afternoon. 

Investigators identified the victims as 64-year-old Douglas Spurlock, of Greenville, and 33-year-old Nicole Gearhart, of Grove City. 

Police believe that Spurlock was retired and Gearhart was a nurse with Grove City Hospital and a first responder with Superior Ambulance. 

Gearhart had two children in her vehicle — ages 6 and 8. They are at a Pittsburgh hospital, recovering from their injuries.

The crash happened at 12:47 p.m. near Fulling Mill Road — between Mercer and Greenville.

A portion of the road was closed for several hours on Thursday during the investigation. 

Jefferson Township police are handling investigation with help from a state police accident reconstruction team.

Police have not released details yet on how the crash was caused. 

Nicole Gearhart Obituary

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