Double Fatal Crash

Early Sunday Morning
ALTOONA, BLAIR COUNTY - Two people were killed in a one vehicle rollover crash along the 1200 block of 6th Avenue in Altoona.  Altoona police department received the call at 1:32 a.m. Sunday.  Police investigation shows an silver Mazda Tribute driven by a 29 year old female with a 22 year old male passenger were traveling eastbound along 6th Avenue at a high rate of speed.  As the SUV approached the 1200 block of 6th Avenue the driver lost control and struck a parked vehicle.  The impact pushed the parked vehicle 23 feet from its parked position.  The SUV continued along the southern sidewalk and sideswiped a residence and concrete landscaping.   The SUV became airborne as it approached the 12th St and 6th Avenue intersection.  The SUV landed on its roof and slid into another house and struck a utiilty pole.  Preliminary information from the investigation reveals high speed and alcohol contributed to the crash.
        Anyone with additional information on this crash is asked to call the Altoona Police Department at (814) 949-2504.

Altoona Police 
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