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Amber Alert

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

New Castle woman killed in I-79 crash

Samantha Lee Dambroski, 26, of New Castle,, was declared dead at the scene of a two-vehicle accident at 6:30 a.m. today on Interstate 79 in Butler County.Pennsylvania State Police reported that the accident occurred when a northbound vehicle driven by the Sam J. Dambroski, 51, of New Castle, Samantha’s father, struck the right rear of a tractor trailer driven by Christopher Griffin, 30, of High Point, N.C. The Dambroski vehicle traveled across the left travel lane and struck a guard rail on the west side of the road and came to rest on the driver’s side.

Griffin was not injured. The elder Dambroski was injured but the police didn’t have information on whether he was treated at the scene or hospitalized.