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Somerset County woman dies in crash

| Sunday, Sept. 2, 2007

A Somerset County woman died early Saturday when a car in which she was a passenger failed to negotiate a curve on Palo Alto Road in Southampton.

State police said Susan Fleegle, 48, of Hyndman, was thrown from the vehicle, which was driven by Heather Werner, 24, of Hyndman.

Fleegle died at Cumberland Hospital in Maryland. Werner's condition was not available. A second passenger, Steven Huffman, 25, of Hyndman, was treated and released.

Police said Werner was traveling "at a speed greater than reasonable," which caused her to lose control on a curve about 1:45 a.m.. Her vehicle left the road, struck a ditch and rolled over at least once, police said. Werner and Huffman were wearing seat belts; Fleegle was not, police said.

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