Westmoreland County

1 person killed in head-on crash in Greensburg

HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. — One person is dead after a collision with a vehicle heading in the opposite direction in Greensburg.

The coroner’s office of Westmoreland County said that 61-year-old Karen Botteicher was killed after a Ford F-350 crossed the center line and collided with her GMC Envoy.

Botteicher was traveling north on Humphrey Road in Hempfield Township. The Ford truck was traveling in the opposite direction as it crossed the center line.

Botteicher was entrapped in the vehicle and was announced dead at the scene.

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating if alcohol, speed or other distractions played a role in the accident.