McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. — A Hustontown, Pa., teenager died Wednesday night when the car she was driving went off the roadway and struck some trees near McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania State Police said.
Ashlyn N. Buterbaugh, 18, of 243 N. Clear Ridge Road was pronounced dead at the scene by Fulton County Coroner Berley Souders, according to a state police news release.
She was vice president of the 38-member senior class at Forbes Road Senior High School in Waterfall, Pa.
Troopers said they received a call at 10:27 p.m. for a vehicle accident in the 32700 block of Great Cove Road, or U.S. 522.
An investigation showed that Buterbaugh was driving north in a 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier when the vehicle went into a large ditch and struck three trees. The vehicle overturned and came to rest on its roof, blocking the southbound lane of travel, police said.