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Woman killed when car slams into tree off icy Schuylkill County road

Published On: Jan 06 2014 07:55:04 AM EST   Updated On: Jan 06 2014 12:00:16 PM EST

Woman dies in Poconos crash

TREMONT TWP., Pa. -

A Schuylkill County woman was killed in an icy crash Sunday afternoon, state police said.

The accident happened around 2:50 p.m. on Route 209 in Tremont Township, about a mile north of Tremont Borough.

A car driven by Amanda Minnich slid on the slushy, ice-covered roadway and hit a tree, police said.

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Minnich, 25, of Center Street, Donaldson, died at the scene.

A passenger, Amber Smith, 24, of Pine Grove, was taken to Hershey Medical Center for treatment of injuries, police said.