One person was killed and another severely injured when a car struck a tree in Slippery Rock Township on Tuesday night.
Police said Aaron Burd, 39, of Butler was driving what they describe as a "roadster kit car" northbound on Slippery Rock Road when he lost control of the vehicle in the 600 block at about 9:15 p.m. It veered off the west side of the road, struck a tree and overturned.
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Passenger Tanya Tyson, 26, of Butler was pronounced dead at the scene by the Butler County coroner. Burd was severely injured and flown to Allegheny General Hospital.
Neither was wearing a seat belt.
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