NESHANNOCK TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — An 80-year-old woman was killed in a car crash in Lawrence County on Sunday afternoon.READ MORE: Penguins Forward Teddy Blueger Undergoes Surgery For Fractured Jaw
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.READ MORE: Pa. Liquor Control Board Hosting Rare Whiskey Auction
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.MORE NEWS: Carrick Residents Frustrated Some Streets Never Get Plowed
The investigation is ongoing.