Woman identified in fatal I79 crash

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Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook has identified Beth Ann Watson, 38 of Erie, as the woman who was killed in a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 79, south of the McKean exit.

The accident happened Saturday night at about 11 p.m. during a heavy rainstorm.

The vehicle she was riding in veered into the median and then crossed back onto the roadway where it was struck broadside by a second vehicle.

The victim was extricated and taken to UPMC Hamot where she was pronounced dead.

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