Passenger dies in Juniata Park crash, driver seriously injured

The fatal one-vehicle crash is under investigation.

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Thursday, July 22, 2021
1 killed, 1 injured in Juniata Park crash
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A female passenger was killed when the car she was in crashed into a tree in Juniata Park.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- One person has died after a crash in the Juniata Park section of Philadelphia.

It happened around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday on East Hunting Park Avenue at G Street.

Police say two women were inside a 2005 silver Jaguar that was traveling at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control and struck a tree.

Authorities say the 22-year-old passenger died of her injuries at the scene. She has been identified as Jahzia Williams of Philadelphia.

The 22-year-old female driver was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

The investigation is active and ongoing with Accident Investigation Division.