Cambria woman dies in crash

HOLLIDAYSBURG – A crash in Allegheny Township has claimed the life of a Cambria County woman.

Connie Naylor, 58, of Dysart died in the emergency room of Altoona Regional of injuries she suffered in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday on Route 22, according to state police and the Blair County coroner.

State police report Naylor was traveling in the right, eastbound lane of Route 22 in a 2004 Hyundai Accent sedan at 9:29 a.m. when a 2012 Nissan Pathfinder, driven by Jennifer J. Sloan, 32, of Cresson, slammed into the rear of her car.

Both cars came to a rest in a grassy area south of the highway, police said. Sloan suffered minor injuries and was wearing a seat belt. Police did not indicate if Naylor was restrained.

Blair County Coroner Patricia Ross said Naylor died from blunt force trauma to her chest and an autopsy is scheduled for today.