Vehicle crash claims the life of Kittanning woman

Armstrong County, Pa. – Armstrong County Coroner Brian K. Myers released the following information after a fatal motor vehicle crash in Armstrong County just before 10 am Wednesday morning.

Coroner Myers said Lynn M. Kennedy, age 50 of Kittanning, Wayne Twp. Armstrong Co. was traveling south on state route 1018 (Boggs Twp. Armstrong Co.) approximately 1 mile from the intersection of 28/66 when she lost control of the Buick Lacrosse she was driving. The car left the roadway, striking a bank on the side of the road and overturning back on the roadway.

The victim was wearing a seat belt and she was pronounced dead at the scene by Armstrong Co. Coroner Brian K. Myers. The cause of death was blunt force trauma and the manner is accidental.

The coroner’s office was assisted by PSP Kittanning, Templeton VFD, Dayton VFD, and Kittanning Twp. VFD.