Clarion Man Dies, Cranberry Couple Are Injured In Route 66 Crash

March 11, 2013
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The man who died in a two-car crash on Route 66 near Clarion on Thursday night has been identified as 27 year-old Daniel Scheestel, from Clarion.

A Cranberry couple, identified as 73 year-old Andrew Maitland and 70 year-old Joyce Maitland, were treated at Clarion Hospital following the fatal incident.

State Police say Scheestel was headed south on Route 66 in Paint Township shortly before 9:30 PM on Thursday, and slammed head-on into the Maitland’s vehicle.  Scheestel was transported to a Pittsburgh hospital, but was pronounced dead on arrival.

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