State police investigating the death of a teenage girl

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UPDATE: (3:50 p.m.) CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — State Police in Ebensburg are investigating a vehicle involved incident relating to the death of a 15-year-old girl on Friday.

Police say the teen, Sierra Nihart, was a passenger of a vehicle along Wind Farm Access Road in Portage Township but, had reportedly died before she was taken to EMS.

Coroner Jeff Lees says that she died from multiple blunt force trauma to her upper torso and is now awaiting further test results.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact PSP Ebensburg (814) 471-6500.

ORIGINAL STORY: State Police in Ebensburg are investigating the death of a 15-year-old teen.

According to police reports, the incident occurred in Portage Township along a wind farm access road. The juvenile victim was reportedly a passenger of a green Jeep Liberty that was traveling on Turbine Drive. The cause of death is undetermined at this time.

This story will be updated as more details from the investigation become available. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact PSP Ebensburg (814) 471-6500.

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