Lemont Furnace Woman Cheryl Beatty Killed in Starlite Road Two-Vehicle Collision
Lemont Furnace, Pennsylvania (December 29, 2017) – A woman was killed in fatal crash with a truck on Thursday afternoon after running a stop sign at an intersection in Lemont Furnace
According to State Police, the crash happened at around 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 28, at the intersection of Starlite Road and Connellsville Street, near Geary Vet Services.
Police said Cheryl Beatty, 69, of Lemont Furnace, was driving a Kia Amanti when she failed to stop at a sign on Starlite Road and entered into the path of a truck pulling a trailer. The Kia was struck by the pickup truck on its driver’s side.
The impact of the collision caused the pickup truck to flip onto its side.
Beatty was wearing a seatbelt and was killed in the crash.
The truck driver, William King, 51, of Mount Pleasant, and his passenger were not injured.
Police said speed was unlikely a factor in the collision.
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