Police: Texting teen killed in western Pa. crash

BUTLER, Pa. - November 2, 2011

State troopers from the Butler Barracks identify the victim as 17-year-old Alexis Summers, of Saxonburg.

Police say she was driving on Hannastown Road in Jefferson Township when she lost control of the vehicle, went over a grass embankment, then overcompensated before sliding sideways into a tree, which hit the driver's side door.

Summers was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash which occurred shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday.

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