Woman dead after vehicle crashes into tree, catches fire in Washington County

BUFFALO TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A woman died in a crash on I-70 in Washington County early Sunday morning.

Washington County Coroner Timothy Warco said the crash happened on I-70 in Buffalo Township around 4:30 a.m.

He said the driver of an eastbound vehicle lost control and struck a tree near mile marker 11. The vehicle then caught fire.

It’s unknown if the driver was wearing a seatbelt.

The driver has been identified as Lacey Dunmire, 33, of Pittsburgh.

The crash is under investigation by Pennsylvania State Police.

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