Tragedy struck Vernon Township, Pennsylvania on Saturday when a woman driving through the area was fatally injured due to a tree limb falling onto her vehicle. Diane Fritz, a 61-year-old from Conneaut Lake, was driving along the North Watson Run Road in Vernon Township when a large tree limb suddenly crashed into the left side of her car’s roof. Despite being rushed to UPMC Hamot hospital in Erie, Pennsylvania after the accident, Ms. Fritz could not be saved and was pronounced dead by Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook who ruled the cause of death to be accidental blunt force trauma.
The Vernon Township Police Department has started an investigation in an effort to determine what happened leading up to the fatal accident. Throughout the investigation, they are working with local officials such as the Erie County Coroner’s office, as well as private companies including the UPMC Hamot medical center.
Keith Gushard, a journalist for the Meadville Tribune, is also covering the tragic event. Mr. Gushard has mentioned he can be reached by at (814) 724-6370 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Diane Fritz is survived by her family and friends, who remember her with love and admiration. She was dedicated to her work and career while being an essential part of her community through her active involvement in charitable organizations. Among other activities, she worked as an advocate for women’s rights, provided assistance to less fortunate families, and was a dedicated volunteer at the local animal shelter. Her kindness and generosity will forever be remembered by her family and loved ones.