1 dead, 1 injured in wrong-way crash on I-79

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Authorities say a wrong-way crash on an interstate in western Pennsylvania killed one woman and injured another.

The Washington County coroner’s office says the crash happened shortly before 4 a.m. Saturday on I-79 South near Exit 45 in Canonsburg.

Officials said a vehicle traveling north in the southbound lane of the interstate hit an oncoming car.

The coroner’s office said the crash killed the driver of the northbound car, 25-year-old Amanda Sue Towns of Morgantown, West Virginia.

The 28-year-old woman driving the other car was taken to a hospital. Her condition wasn’t immediately available.

The names of the two weren’t immediately released. State police are investigating the accident.

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