TribLIVE

| Home


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Woman dies Saturday in Rostraver crash

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.

Daily Photo Galleries

Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, 8:38 p.m.
 

N. Belle Vernon motorist killed when car overturns

A North Belle Vernon woman died Saturday afternoon when her car overturned on Ridge Road in Rostraver, police said.

The victim, Jennifer Hora, 34, of 720 Park Ave., died of blunt-force trauma to the head, Westmoreland County Deputy Coroner Timothy O'Donnell said. Hora died at 4:10 p.m. at the scene of the one-vehicle crash in front of 1111 Ridge Road, O'Donnell said.

Rostraver police and the coroner said the crash occurred at 2:30 p.m. when Hora's westbound car crossed the center line and went off the south berm of Ridge Road. It hit an embankment along a curve in the road and overturned onto its roof. Hora was the lone occupant, police said.

Speed is believed to have played a factor in the crash, and Hora was not wearing a seat belt, O'Donnell said.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Pirates use big 7th inning to sweep Marlins, stretch winning streak to 6
  2. Plum teacher held for trial on charges of witness intimidation
  3. Tweets connect Pittsburghers with the world, each other in 5 words
  4. Judge orders Highmark, UPMC lawyers to hash out consent decree
  5. Rossi: Steelers’ tarnished Bell rings true
  6. Male suspect in custody from New Kensington shooting
  7. Tomlin gives suggestion Steelers won’t be shy about going for 2
  8. Overturned cement truck knocks out power in South Side Slopes
  9. Santorum officially joining GOP contenders for the White House
  10. North Shore access to be limited Saturday for Chesney concert, officials say
  11. Vandals ruin Ligonier Township farmers’ garden