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Hempfield woman dies in car crash in North Huntingdon

Stacey Federoff | Tribune-Review
The Westmoreland County Coroner was dispatched to a fatal accident along Route 30 in North Huntingdon Friday, the Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety said.The accident occurred at 4:24 p.m. on a section of the highway between North Thompson Lane and Summit Drive, a North Huntingdon emergency dispatcher said.

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Saturday, March 22, 2014, 10:33 a.m.

Authorities have identified the person who was killed Friday in a two-vehicle accident on Route 30 in North Huntingdon.

Judith I. Huntsberger, 74, of Hempfield died from blunt-force trauma in the accident shortly before 4:30 p.m. near North Thompson Lane, according to the Westmoreland County Coroner's office.

Huntsberger was traveling west on Route 30 when she crossed over the center line for an unknown reason, authorities said. Her Buick LeSabre then collided head-on with another vehicle.

She was taken to Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg and was pronounced dead at 5:17 p.m. by an emergency room physician, the coroner's office said.

Huntsberger was not wearing a seat belt, authorities said.

An autopsy will not be performed.

The identity and condition of the other driver were not immediately available.

North Huntingdon police are investigating the accident.



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