NORTH HUNTINGDON TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – One woman died in an early Saturday morning accident in Westmoreland County.

According to police, the one-vehicle accident happened on Brownstown Road in North Huntingdon Township around 12:10 a.m.

The 23-year-old female driver lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a curve. The 1993 Chevrolet slid up an embankment and hit a tree before flipping and coming to rest on its roof.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene and a male passenger was transported to Forbes Regional Hospital for treatment. His condition is not known at this time.

Police are still investigating, but speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.

Names of the victims have not been released at this time.

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