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Coroner called to accident in Cook Township

Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 8:12 p.m.
 

Westmoreland County

Cook Township

Teenage passenger dies in 1-vehicle accident

One passenger in a vehicle with four teenagers inside died in an accident Wednesday just after 7 p.m. near Linn Run State Park in Cook Township.

The Westmoreland County Coroner's office was called to the scene of the a one-vehicle accident near the Adams Falls picnic area.

Chestnut Ridge fire Chief Don Prinkey said two males and two females were in the vehicle, which was headed into the park when it went off the road. The car hit a utility access box, rolled over and hit a tree before rolling over again and hitting another tree, he said.

He could not release any details regarding the deceased passenger.

The three injured passengers were taken to hospitals via ambulance for treatment. Prinkey said helicopters could not fly the patients because of severe weather conditions.

State police at Greensburg were reconstructing the accident scene Wednesday evening.

 

 
 


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