A person is dead after a head-on crash in Township #7 in Hancock County Friday night.

The name of the deceased is being withheld pending an autopsy.

Police say a Ford Ranger, operated by the motorist who died in the crash, was travelling West on Rt. 1 at about 10 p.m. when it the crossed the center line directly into the path of the Ford F-150 driven by Timothy Smith. The vehicles hit head on causing the vehicles to catch fire.

Timothy Smith and Payton Smith were both pulled from the Ford F-150 by motorists who came across the accident.

Attempts to get into the Ford Ranger were also made, but were unsuccessful.

The accident is under investigation.

We'll update this story when more details become available.

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