A young local woman has died as a result of an accident Tuesday morning in Armstrong County.
According to State Police, 19-year-old Billie Paige Edwards of Boyers was traveling on North Riverview Drive (Route 268) between Emlenton and Foxburg in Hovey Township, Armstrong County just after 7 a.m. Tuesday when she lost control due to ice on the road.
Edwards’ Honda Accord crossed over into the opposing lane of traffic and hit the rear axles of a tractor trailer. Police say she was not wearing a seatbelt.
Edwards was transported to Grove City Medical Center by Karns City Ambulance but was pronounced dead upon arrival.