Hyndman woman killed in car crash

BEDFORD — A Hyndman woman was killed about 8:30 p.m. Friday in a crash in Bedford County.

State police in Bedford said 23-year-old Brianna Shaffer of Hyndman pulled out from Countryview Lane into the path of a Dodge Ram pickup truck headed south.

Police said Shaffer, who was driving a Chevrolet HHR, was turning left onto Route 96 to head north when a southbound truck, driven by 56-year-old Glenn A. Thompson, smashed into the front, driver’s side of her SUV.

Thompson was taken to a Cumberland, Md., hospital for treatment of his injuries, and Shaffer was pronounced dead at the scene, police noted.

State police indicated the investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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