Man dies of injuries from accident
October 25, 2013 11:00 AM

An Indiana man died early Thursday from injuries he suffered in a traffic crash in White Township.

Vernon Troup, 71, died at 3:07 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, where he had been sent for treatment in the trauma center, authorities said.

Cambria County Chief Deputy Coroner Jeff Lees reported Troup died of a head injury due to blunt force trauma. He ruled the death an accident and reported that no signs of alcohol or drug use were found.

State police at Indiana reported Troup was ejected from his car at about 11:15 a.m. Wednesday when the car collided with another driven by Virginia Holmes, of Indiana.

Troup stopped on McKnight Road, then entered Warren Road, crossing into the path of Holmes’ car, police reported. Troup did not use a seat belt, according to the coroner’s report.

Citizens’ Ambulance Service paramedics and the Indiana Fire Association rescue squad assisted at the scene of the crash.

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