SOUTH UNION TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A woman was killed when her car hit two houses in Fayette County overnight.READ MORE: Dr. Freddie Fu, World-Renowned UPMC Doctor, Dies At 70
It all started around 1:25 a.m. on East Main Street, near the intersection with Areford Boulevard in South Union Township.
Officials say the car hit a tree, a fence, the porch of one home and then came to rest against a second house.
Both homes had minor damage due to the impact, but the car did knock out a column on the porch it initially struck.
The red car was totaled in the wreck. It was towed away.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Wildfire Season: 99 Percent Of Wildfires Caused By People
The Fayette County Coroner’s Office was called to the scene where the driver of the car was pronounced dead. She has been identified by state police as 31-year-old Tiffany Minerd of Hopwood.
State police say they believe speed may have been a factor in the crash, as her car lost control and crossed into the other lane of travel
People were inside the first home, but it’s unclear if anyone was home in the second house at the time of the crash. No one inside the houses was hurt.
East Main Street was closed for several hours while first responders cleared the scene.MORE NEWS: Butler County-Based Company Pleads Guilty To OSHA Violation That Resulted In Worker's Death
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