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47-Year-Old Woman Killed in Westmoreland County Car Crash

April 19, 2017

State police say a three-vehicle car crash resulted in the death of a Salem resident

The crash reportedly took place south of Forbes road on Route 819 around 1:30 PM. The victim has been identified as a 47-year-old Salem resident. According to local authorities, she was driving an SUV when she crossed the centerline of the road and was struck by an oncoming truck.

Police state that she was reported dead at the scene. No other deaths or injuries were reported.

According to the Association for Safe International Road Travel, over 37,000 people die in crashes on the road each year with an additional 2.3 million people who are injured or even disabled in these accidents. Most of these accidents could easily be avoided; when they’re not, the results can be devastating.

Serious car accidents can lead to expensive medical bills, doctors visit, extensive hospital stays, costly physical and emotional therapy and more. Even the most basic accident can leave a family in a rough financial spot that can be near impossible to escape.

Nobody should have to suffer physically or financially as a result of the negligence of others. If you or a loved one were injured in a car crash in Pennsylvania, contact an experienced personal injury lawyer who can fight for the compensation you deserve. The esteemed attorneys at Berger & Lagnese, LLC include Mr. Lagnese, Mr. Berger, and Mr. Lagnese, who each have been practicing law for nearly 30 years. They believe that the people who act negligently causing serious harm to others should be held responsible for their fatal mistakes, and seek to secure the maximum compensation for every client. Contact the lawyers at Berger & Lagnese, LLC to discuss your case now.

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