Coroner: Franklin Man Killed in Crash in Frenchcreek Township

| February 5, 2024

coronerFRENCHCREEK TWP., Pa. (EYT) – The Venango County Coroner has released information regarding a fatal crash that took place in Frenchcreek Township Saturday evening.

Coroner Christina Rugh told exploreVenango.com that the victim was identified as 37-year-old Todd A. Nichols Jr., of Franklin.

He was pronounced dead at 10:01 p.m., on Saturday, February 3, at the scene of the crash along Valley Road, in Frenchcreek Township, Venango County.

According to Rugh, the cause of death was due to multiple blunt force injuries.

The manner of death has been ruled accidental.

Further specifics of the crash are expected to be released by Franklin-based State Police shortly, a PSP representative confirmed to exploreVenango.com on Monday.


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Jacob Deemer is a reporter for EYT Media Group, who is based out of Venango County. He started his career as a sports writer for a local newspaper before contributing to TheHockeyWriters.com as a beat writer for the Pittsburgh Penguins. He has spent over 6 years covering sports, crime, and local news in Venango, Clarion, and Jefferson Counties.
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