Car crashes into farm field, killing 2, injuring 2

WILLIAMSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a car traveling at high speed crashed into a central Pennsylvania farm field over the weekend, killing two people and severely injuring two others.

Police in Blair County told The (Altoona) Mirror ( ) that the car went off Route 22 just east of Canoe Mountain in Catherine Township at about 1 a.m. Saturday.

Coroner Patricia Ross said 21-year-old Allison Edwards was pronounced dead at UPMC Altoona less than an hour after the crash while 26-year-old driver Joshua Fay died shortly after 5:30 a.m. Sunday.

Police said another passenger was in critical condition at UPMC Altoona, while a fourth person had been flown to Pittsburgh for treatment.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation but police said the car was traveling “at a high rate of speed.”


Information from: Altoona Mirror,

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