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2nd head-on Shade Township collision victim dies from injuries

| Thursday, March 17, 2011

A second person has died from injuries sustained in a head-on collision Monday along Route 30 in Somerset County.

Salina Hoffman, 29, of Central City, Somerset County, died on Wednesday in Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, where she was airlifted after a crash at 8:40 a.m. in Shade Township, according to Jeffrey Lees, chief deputy coroner in Cambria County.

Lees said Hoffman died at the hospital at 10:20 a.m. yesterday from multiple blunt-force injuries.

Matthew Cramer, 31, of Chestnut Ridge died at the scene of the accident near Castagna's Restaurant, Shade Township police said.

Police said Cramer was westbound on Route 30 in a pickup and driving erratically before the collision in the eastbound lanes, police said.

Stoystown Fire Company firefighters extricated Hoffman from her PT Cruiser.

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