New Stanton, PA – Dawn Coyne Killed in Fatal Head-on Collision on Arona RdPa Accident News
New Stanton, PA (March 8, 2022) – A woman was killed in a fatal head-on collision that took place in New Stanton on Monday, March 7.
According to State Police, the accident happened around 11:19 a.m. on Arona Road. Police confirmed that the driver of a Ford Focus was traveling south at a high rate of speed when they suddenly traveled over the center line to pass a vehicle. Their vehicle collided head-on with a Toyota Matrix that was headed north. The vehicles involved in the collision were severely damaged as a result of the crash.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the Toyota, identified as 57-year-old Dawn Coyne, was rushed to Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital. She was tragically pronounced dead while there. The driver of the Ford was identified as a 17-year-old girl. She, as well as her 42-year-old female passenger, were taken to a local hospital for treatment of unknown injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing. Police will update with more information as it becomes available.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania
Lives are lost every single day due to fatal car accidents in the state of Pennsylvania. In fact, in just one day’s time, it is estimated that approximately 3 lives are lost due to fatal accidents. These accidents take on many forms but head-on collisions are known for being some of the most catastrophic. In just one recent year, over 2% of car accidents were deemed head-on collisions, with at least 10% of these accidents leading to fatal results. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal crash, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
The loss of a loved one can affect your life in a variety of ways. If you have lost someone close to you, you should be prepared to speak with a New Stanton car accident attorney who has handled these claims in the past. No amount of money is able to bring back a loved one. However, as you are grieving your losses, financial help can assist you in moving forward. You should never have to deal with the stressful aftermath of a fatal crash on your own. It is imperative that you seek the assistance of a New Stanton wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
New Stanton Wrongful Death Attorneys
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents throughout Pennsylvania. Having the help of an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected during one of the most difficult times in your life. We will help you work toward compensation for many aspects, including some of the following:
- Medical bills
- Lost income
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
Our attorneys believe that you should never have to stand alone after a fatal accident. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in New Stanton at (215) 731-9900 to find out what options you have at this time.
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Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the community, we at Edelstein, Martin & Nelson strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who drives on our roads and highways. We are always saddened by these accidents but hope that, through awareness members of our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.