Sumner Woman Dies in Icy Road Accident

Sumner Woman Dies in Icy Road Accident

A 71-year-old Sumner woman died following a single-vehicle accident yesterday(Thur) afternoon in Fayette County. 

Just after 3:50 p.m., deputies responded to a crash in the 13000 block of T Avenue, about 3 miles north of Westgate. Authorities said Diane Buhr was heading south in a pickup when she lost control on the icy roadway and crashed into a ditch. 

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office said Buhr was thrown from the truck.  She died at the scene. 

The crash is still under investigation.