TribLIVE

| News


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

Kiski Area student killed in sledding accident

Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, 10:56 a.m.
 

A Kiski Area High School junior died on Friday after being involved in a sledding accident.

Jenna Prusia, 16, of Meadowview Drive, Washington Township, died of head injuries shortly after 6:30 p.m., according to the Allegheny County medical examiner.

Prusia was sled riding on private property along McCreary Road with her sister when they struck a tree about 4:30 p.m., authorities said.

She was taken by medical helicopter to Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, where she died, according to the medical examiner's office.

Prusia was a member of the Kiski Area High School volleyball team.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Westmoreland

  1. Penn Township man seeking gun permit accused of bringing heroin to courthouse
  2. Police: Westmoreland women stole thousands to pay for dog show hobby
  3. Father, son killed in East Huntingdon crash
  4. YouTube campaign by Latrobe 4-year-old aids Alzheimer’s Association
  5. Consent decree that limits weddings at Foxley Farms ruled valid
  6. Adelphoi resident charged as adult in Latrobe assault
  7. Sewickley Township man got food stamps, $206K in gas well royalties, investigators say
  8. Murrysville man draws on experiences in starting SAT prep academy
  9. Man snatches purse behind Westmoreland Mall
  10. Forbes: Monday is pizza night at St. Pius
  11. PennDOT to stabilize rock slide along Penn Adamsburg Road in Hempfield
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.