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Salem Township woman, 19, killed in 1-vehicle crash

| Thursday, March 10, 2016, 8:21 a.m.

A Salem woman was ejected from her vehicle in a crash late Wednesday and later died at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, according to the Westmoreland County coroner.

Krista J. Bell, 19, traveled off of Cameo Lane in Hempfield in a Scion TC at about 11:30 p.m. and struck several trees, according to a news release. She was ejected and taken by emergency responders to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead Thursday at 12:23 a.m.

Investigators said Bell was not wearing a seat belt. An autopsy will not be performed and the cause and manner of death are pending further investigation, according to the coroner.

Bacha Funeral Home in Greensburg is handling arrangements.

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