Woman is Dead Following Crash in Apollo

A North Apollo woman was killed last night in an automobile crash in Apollo Borough shortly after 8:00.

Jacqueline C. Hellein, 64, was traveling north in her 2011 Kia Optima  when it left the roadway hitting an electric pole and traveling approximately 110 feet, rolling multiple times.

Hellein was pronounced dead at the scene by Armstrong County Coroner Brian K. Myers.  She was not wearing a seatbelt.

Myers said the cause of death was blunt force trauma to head and chest. The manner of death was accidental.  Toxicology results will not be available for several weeks.

The Coroner’s office was assisted at the scene by Apollo Police, Kiski Township Police., both Apollo fire departments, North Apollo Fire Department and Oklahama Ambulance.