Pregnant woman, unborn child die in Beaver County crash
A woman who was nine months pregnant and her unborn child died in a Beaver County car crash this morning and four other motorists were injured, one severely.
According to a state police news release, a car driven by Renee M. Todd, 35, of East Liverpool slid on ice around 7:30 a.m. on Route 30 in Hanover, and hit a car driven by a man, 34, from Clinton.
A female passenger, 35, in the man's car was killed, as was her unborn child, according to police. The driver suffered moderate injuries. One of his passengers, a girl, 11, suffered major injuries, while a boy, 15, suffered moderate injuries, police said.
None of the people in the man's car were wearing seat belts, police said. Todd, who had moderate injuries, was wearing her seat belt.
Police did not identify anyone in the man's car, and did not say where they were taken for treatment.
The Beaver County coroner could not be immediately reached.
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