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Honey Brook man charged in crash that killed oncoming driver

Published On: May 07 2014 10:33:03 PM EDT   Updated On: May 08 2014 04:11:30 PM EDT

One person is dead after a car and a pickup truck collided in Honey Brook, Chester County.


A man has been charged in a crash that killed a woman in Chester County.

The crash happened around 11 a.m. Wednesday on Route 322, near Chestnut Tree Road, in Honey Brook Township, about seven miles south of Morgantown.

Kenneth Haldeman Jr. was driving a pickup truck west on Route 322 when he crossed into the eastbound lane and collided with the victim's car, police said.


Diana Weaver, 70, of West Chester, died at the scene.

Haldeman, 51, was under the influence of a controlled substance at the time of the crash, police said.

He was arrested on charges of homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence, DUI, reckless driving, careless driving, and related offenses. He was committed to the Chester County Prison on $250,000 bail.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call state police at Embreeville at 610-486-6280.