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80-Year-Old Woman Killed In Neshannock Township Crash

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NESHANNOCK TOWNSHIP (KDKA) -- An 80-year-old woman was killed in a car crash in Lawrence County on Sunday afternoon.

It happened just before 3 p.m. on I-376 in Neshannock Township.

State police say two vehicles were traveling east on the road when the 16-year-old driver of a car in the left-hand lane lost control and crashed into a car in the right-hand lane.

The car that was in the left-hand lane went off the road and stopped in a grassy area.

The car that was in the right-hand lane crashed into a guiderail then crashed into a tree. The driver and passenger of that car were transported to UPMC Jameson.

The passenger -- 80-year-old Donna Nelson, of Wampum, Pa. -- was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police say Nelson was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. Both drivers were wearing their seat belts.

The investigation is ongoing.

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