By: KDKA-TV News Staff

WHITE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – A woman is dead after driving the wrong way and crashing into a dump truck in Indiana County Tuesday morning, police said.

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Troopers said the 82-year-old woman tried to merge onto Route 422 from the South Sixth Street exit ramp just before 9:30 a.m., heading straight towards a dump truck.

The dump truck driver swerved to miss her, police said, but collided with her sedan nearly head on.

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The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, and her passenger, a 78-year-old woman, was flown to the hospital. Police said she’s expected to survive.

The dump truck driver wasn’t injured.

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The 82-year-old woman wasn’t identified by police.