TribLIVE

| News


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

Woman's body found hours after vehicle wrecked in Washington County

Daily Photo Galleries

Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, 10:12 p.m.
 

A woman's body was found Monday afternoon nearly 400 feet from the spot where her wrecked vehicle was found 12 hours earlier, Washington County Coroner S. Timothy Warco said.

Warco said the body of Sandra Wyvonne Howard, 49, of Claysville, was found at 5:10 p.m. on the berm of McDonald Road in West Finley. He said Howard's abandoned vehicle was found by road crew workers at 5 a.m.

It is believed the crash occurred sometime between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m., Warco said.

A ruling on a cause and manner of Howard's death won't be made until an autopsy is completed.

Michael Hasch is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-320-7820 or mhasch@tribweb.com.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Suspect in Va. disappearance charged in rape
  2. Discipline Pitt’s only option against Georgia Tech
  3. Pitt notebook: Chryst didn’t lobby to keep Watt at tight end
  4. State Supreme Court Justice McCaffery suspended in email porn scandal
  5. Mars Area schools superintendent resigns after short tenure
  6. Harrison woman dead in 3-car crash in Natrona Heights
  7. Steelers’ Shazier sits, Justin Brown inactive vs. Texans
  8. Ferrante defense says arrest of prosecutor’s boyfriend could affect case
  9. Congress examines NSA official’s part-time job
  10. ‘Bank at the Train Station’ to hold grand opening Saturday
  11. Steelers players are ready for annual runway turn for charity
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.