Woman Sent to Hospital After Car Crashes into Tree

BELL TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A local woman was sent to the hospital following a one-vehicle crash Thursday morning in Bell Township, Jefferson County.

Punxsutawney-based State Police said the accident happened around 8:00 a.m. when Amanda M. Powell, 36, of Punxsutawney, lost control of her vehicle while traveling north on a snow-covered State Route 36.

Police said Powell’s 2007 Honda Fit began to slide as she was attempting to negotiate a right turn. The vehicle then exited the roadway and crashed into a tree before coming to a final rest facing south.

She was transported to Punxsutawney Area Hospital for possible injuries.

Her vehicle sustained disabling damage and was towed from the scene.

Punxsutawney Fire and EMS assisted on scene.


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