Somerset Woman Killed in Route 24 Wrong-Way Crash
BERKLEY — A Somerset woman has been killed in a fatal wrong-way crash on Route 24 in Berkley early Sunday morning, according to state police.
At around 1:40 a.m. Sunday, state troopers responded to reports of a vehicle traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of Route 24 in Berkley.
State police said as the troopers were en route, 911 callers reported the SUV — a Chevy Trailblazer — was involved in a crash with a tractor trailer near Exit 13.
Emergency crews arrived to find the driver, 40-year-old Sara Paulo of Somerset, suffering from serious injuries.
She was declared dead at the scene.
Police said the tractor trailer driver, a 35-year-old man from Santa Ana, California, was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.
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