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Coroner: 89-year-old woman who died in Monroe County crash was not wearing seat-belt

Published On: Dec 24 2013 07:52:15 AM EST
Updated On: Sep 21 2013 03:18:19 PM EDT

Elderly woman dies after car accident in Monroe County

ELDRED TOWNSHIP, Pa. -

The coroner says an elderly woman whose car went off the road and hit a building in Monroe County was not wearing a seat-belt.

The accident happened around 7:15 a.m. Friday on Kunkletown Road in Eldred Township, near the border between Monroe and Carbon counties.

The coroner identified the driver who died as Eleanor Flick, 89, of Albrightsville.

An autopsy was done Saturday. The coroner says Flick died as a result of blunt force trauma to the chest.

Kunkletown Road reopened shortly after 9 a.m., according to dispatchers.