Woman killed in Route 414 crash

GRANVILLE SUMMIT – A Towanda woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash at 12:25 p.m. Thursday.

Hila Strope, 48, was traveling east on Route 414 when she lost control of the vehicle and traveled onto the east berm, state police at Towanda said.

Strope overcorrected and traveled across the roadway to the west berm. When her vehicle re-entered the roadway, it collided with a truck driven by William Schaen, 64, of Grantsville, Maryland.

Strope was pronounced dead at the scene by the assistant Bradford County coroner.

Schaen suffered a minor injury.

Assisting at the scene were state Department of Transportation, Memorial EMS and Franklindale and Canton fire departments.