Coroner Releases Name of Crash Victim
Debra L. Strong died in a vehicle crash on state Route 18 in Hanover Township on Thursday afternoon.
A Burgettstown woman died in a two-vehicle crash that happened on state Route 18 in Hanover Township Thursday afternoon, Washington County Coroner Tim Warco confirmed.
He said Debra L. Strong, 57, of Main Street, died from injuries suffered in the crash. He has ruled her death an accident.
Strong was a passenger in a Chevrolet sedan that was traveling northbound
on state Route 18. The vehicle passed another northbound vehicle and struck a southbound GMC pick-up truck head-on in the southbound lane, Warco said in a release.
Strong was pronounced at the scene.
The operator of the vehicle in which she was a passenger, along with an occupant of the truck, were transported to area hospitals for treatment of unknown injuries.
Their names have not been releases.
The roadway was shut down Thursday afternoon so that state police could investigate.
No further information was immediately available as of 7:05 p.m. Thursday night.
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