Local Woman Killed In Cemetery Gate Crash

HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A woman was killed after crashing into a cemetery gate in Beaver County.

The accident happened shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Hopewell Township police say Minnie Varecha, of Aliquippa, was headed north on Brodhead Road when she wrecked her Chevy Impala into the granite entrance of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Varecha, of Linmar Homes, died after she was taken to Heritage Valley Medical Center.

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