SOMERSET COUNTY, Pa. (KDKA) – One woman died Monday as a result of the massive storm caused by Hurricane Sandy.
It happened around 9:30 p.m. on State Route 281 in Turkeyfoot Township.READ MORE: Accused Tree Of Life Gunman Robert Bowers Could Go On Trial In July 2022
The woman, 81-year-old Alice Hynes of Williamstown, Ma., was a passenger in a car that lost control on a snow and slush covered road.
Abigail O’Connor, the driver, and Hynes were traveling along the road, when the car veered off across double lines and into a small farm pond.READ MORE: Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh Reinstating Manager; Investigation Finds 'Absence Of Corroborating Evidence' On Racial Slur Allegations
O’Connor was able to free herself, but not Hynes.
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