Cecil police on Monday released further details of a fatal two-vehicle crash that happened in the township Saturday, killing a McDonald man.
Police said the accident occurred around 2 p.m. Saturday when Lynn Cook lost control of the Jeep she was driving south on state Route 980 while navigating a left-hand curve near Weaver Lane.
The roadway was described as wet and slick, according to police.
The Jeep rotated counter-clockwise, ending up in the northbound lane and colliding with a Ford Explorer driven by Patricia Dolansky.
The passenger in Cook’s vehicle, , according to Washington County Coroner Tim Warco.
Lynn Cook and two small children who were riding in the backseat of the vehicle were taken to Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, according to police—who said their injuries were not life threatening.
Dolansky was taken by ambulance to Canonsburg General Hospital after complaining of knee pain, police said.
Police said Dolansky indicated to officers that it did not appear as though Lynn Cook was traveling at a high rate of speed. Lynn Cook told officers she felt the Jeep slip and was unable to control it.
The state Department of Transportation was notified of the crash, and police said that representatives had placed signs reading “wet” near the scene.
Cecil police said they are still investigating.