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Fatal Crash in Mountain Top

Posted on: 4:43 am, March 30, 2012, by , updated on: 06:01pm, March 30, 2012

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A woman killed in a fiery early morning crash in Luzerne County has been identified.

Sandra Heuer, 49, of Ashley died when her sport/utility vehicle jumped the guide rail and ended up over an embankment.

It happened on Route 309 in Mountain Top just after 2 a.m. Friday.

Police said the SUV was heading down the winding mountain road in Hanover Township when the driver lost control. The SUV crashed and burst into flames.

The northbound lanes of Route 309 in Mountain Top were closed for the investigation and clean up. The road has been reopened.

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