UPDATE: 92-Year-Old Woman Dies from Injuries Suffered in I-80 Crash

CLARION TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A 92-year-old woman died as a result of injuries suffered in a one-vehicle accident occurred Friday on Interstate 80, west of Stoney Lonesome Road, in Clarion Township.

According to Clarion-based State Police, around 8:12 a.m. on January 14, 65-year-old Larry F. Wolbert, of Lucinda, was traveling west on I-80, which was ice-covered, and lost control of a 2006 Ford Econoline that serves as a wheelchair van for Clarion Hospital.

The vehicle struck an embankment and then rolled over onto its left side before coming to a final rest.

Wolbert was using a seat belt and was not injured.

A passenger in the vehicle – 92-year-old Josephine P. Travis, of New Bethlehem, was transported to Clarion Hospital for treatment.

She was then rushed to UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh where she succumbed to her injuries a short time later.

Cause of death is listed as “blunt force trauma to the torso,” according to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Clarion Fire Department assisted at the scene.

Icy roads were the cause of the accident, and the driver was not charged.


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