Two killed Friday in vehicle crash

Staff Writer

Two Elk County residents were killed early Friday morning, Sept. 23 in a single vehicle crash Friday, Sept. 23 on Brandy Camp Road in Fox Township.
According to the Ridgway-based State Police, Jessica N. Martini, 34, of St. Marys, was driving a 2004 Buick Rendezvous east on Brandy Camp Road when, for unknown reasons, she failed to negotiate a left curve in the roadway.
The vehicle left the roadway along the south berm, struck a road sign and then a tree, where it came to its final rest.
Martini and passenger Travis C. Kline, 42, of Kersey, were pronounced dead at the scene by Elk County Coroner Michelle A. Muccio.
The cause of death for both individuals was blunt force trauma to the head, chest and extremities, and the manner of death has been ruled accidental, according to Mucci.
Toxicology tests will be performed on both individuals.
The investigation is ongoing.

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