Woman dies after being ejected from vehicle in Westmoreland Co. crash

Woman dies after being ejected from vehicle in Westmoreland Co. crash
The coroner was called to this fatal crash scene in Derry Township in Westmoreland County Saturday.

DERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. — One woman was killed and a man was hurt in a multi-vehicle car crash in Westmoreland County.

Officials with Westmoreland County 911 told Channel 11 the coroner was called to the crash scene at the intersection of Route 217 and Pizza Barn Road around 7:15 a.m. Saturday.

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Route 217 was closed for hours after state police said a 23-year-old woman was ejected from her vehicle after she collided with another car. That woman -- who has not yet been identified -- was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to a release, the woman was driving east on Pizza Barn Road when she drove through a stop sign and was hit by another vehicle that was headed south on Route 217. Investigators said after the initial impact, the woman was ejected from the car on the driver’s side.

The driver of the other car -- a 33-year-old man -- suffered minor injuries and was listed in stable condition. He was taken to the hospital for evaluation but is expected to be okay.

Police said neither driver was wearing their seat belt at the time of the crash.

Here is a map showing the approximate area where the crash happened:

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