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Woman killed in crash on Route 8 in Slippery Rock Township

SLIPPERY ROCK TOWNSHIP, Pa. — One person is dead after a crash Tuesday morning along Route 8 in Slippery Rock Township.

The crash happened at the intersection of Branchton Road around 6 a.m.

The woman killed was 47-year-old Ruth Alben of Slippery Rock, according to state police.

State police said that Alben was driving on Branchton Road and failed to stop at the flashing red signal before entering Route 8.

A truck hauling logs traveling down Route 8 then struck the vehicle Alben was driving.

Police said Alben was pronounced dead at the scene.

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