Woman dies after crashing into stoplight pole in Fayette County

NORTH UNION TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A 30-year-old woman is dead after state police say she crashed her vehicle into a stoplight.

911 dispatchers said police, firefighters and medics were called to Pittsburgh Road and Oliver Blvd. Road in Noth Union Township at around 4:26 p.m.

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State troopers said Britley Brashear died on impact after her vehicle crashed into a stoplight. The stoplight had been knocked over and two tires were observed detached from the car in the nearby area.

Authorities say the crash happened as Brashear attempted to make a right-hand turn at a high rate of speed.

Police said the car abruptly caught on fire after it crashed. West Leisenring Fire Department extinguished the fire.

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