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Woman dies in 3-vehicle crash in Westmoreland County

| Monday, March 13, 2017, 1:48 p.m.
At least one person died in a three-vehicle crash along Route 819 near Fire House Road in Salem Twp. on Monday, March 13, 2017.
Photo by Dan Speicher
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
At least one person died in a three-vehicle crash along Route 819 near Fire House Road in Salem Twp. on Monday, March 13, 2017. Photo by Dan Speicher
At least one person died in a three-vehicle, head-on along Route 819 near Fire House Road in Salem Twp. on Monday, March 13, 2017.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
At least one person died in a three-vehicle, head-on along Route 819 near Fire House Road in Salem Twp. on Monday, March 13, 2017.
Emergency responders close a section of Route 819, in Salem Township, after a three vehicle crash occurred that left at least one person dead, on Monday, March 13, 2017.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Emergency responders close a section of Route 819, in Salem Township, after a three vehicle crash occurred that left at least one person dead, on Monday, March 13, 2017.

A Forbes Road woman died Monday in a three-vehicle crash along Route 819, Salem Township, the Westmoreland County Coroner's Office said.

Tamara Wolf, 47, was pronounced dead at the scene by Deputy Coroner John Ackerman at 2:09 p.m.

The crash happened about 1:30 p.m. near Route 819 and Fire Station Road, according to county dispatchers.

Wolf was driving south on the highway when she crossed the center lane and drove into the path of a flatbed auto carrier truck headed northbound, according to the coroner's office.

Another car then struck the victim's vehicle, authorities said.

No serious injuries were reported among the occupants of the other vehicles, authorities said.

Emergency responders closed Route 819 to traffic for more than an hour after the crash.

The accident was near the Forbes Road Volunteer Fire Department, about three miles north of Greensburg.

State police are investigating.

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