WUZZ Line 1-800-397-9633

Accident kills two Sharon football players and man driving truck

Submitted Mon, 11/11/2013 - 10:15am by Andy Alm

MERCER COUNTY -- Crisis counselors will be on hand at Sharon High School today after two members of the football team were killed in an accident in Mercer County.  Officials say 17-year-old Corey Swartz was driving an SUV Friday and crossed the center line on East Connelly Boulevard, hitting a truck driven by John Zdelar Jr.  Swartz, his passenger, 17-year-old Evan Gill, and Zdelar were all killed.  Zdelar’s ten-year-old stepson and a 12-year-old friend were also injured, as were two other football players in the SUV.