State police at Frackville reported investigating a one-vehicle crash about 6:45 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, along SR61 in New Castle Township, Schuylkill County.
Troopers said Laura A. Cooper, 49, of Frackville, was driving a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix southbound at an area known as "dead man's curve" in the left lane. She attempted to pass another vehicle in the right lane and lost control. The car struck an embankment along the west berm. After impact with the embankment the car rolled over and came to rest on its wheels in the southbound lane facing south.
Cooper was not injured with damages moderate to the car, which had to be towed. Troopers added that Cooper will be cited.