A driver died today after her sport utility vehicle hit an embankment and rolled over in Washington County, the coroner there said.
Joyce Emerick, 71, of Marianna was alone when her SUV traveled off Little Daniels Run Road near Mt. Lookout Lane in North Bethlehem about 11:30 a.m., hit the embankment and rolled over, Coroner Tim Warco said in a news release.
While being removed from the vehicle, she became unresponsive and was pronounced dead at 12:37 p.m. at the Washington Hospital Emergency Room.
An autopsy is pending, and state police in Washington are investigating.
Lexi Belculfine: email@example.com or 412-263-1878. Twitter: @LexiBelc. First Published January 22, 2014 5:20 PM