A 34-year-old woman was killed when the vehicle she was driving slammed into a truck on Route 17C in Tioga County.

Authorities say 34-year-old Crystal VanDusen of Barton was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which happened around 1 p.m. Wednesday.

According to the Tioga County Sheriff's Office, VanDusen was operating a 2005 Honda Civic in the Town of Barton. The car struck the rear of a 2013 Western Star dump truck driven by a Tioga County highway department worker.

The crash happened on Route 17C near the intersection with Shepard Road. The roadway was closed for more than seven hours for the crash investigation.

People with information about the collision may contact the sheriff's office at (607) 687-1010.

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