Suburban woman dies in Somerton crash

A Mont­gomery County wo­man died after her car col­lided with a school bus on Roosevelt Boulevard in Somer­ton last week.

Po­lice iden­ti­fied the vic­tim as Dana Gab­ri­ela, 45, of Elkins Park. On Oct. 8 at about 4 p.m., Gab­ri­ela was be­hind the wheel of a car ex­it­ing the Boulevard Plaza shop­ping cen­ter on Plaza Drive when she tried to make an il­leg­al left turn onto the Boulevard, po­lice said.

Her car col­lided with a school bus that had no chil­dren aboard, then struck an­oth­er car. Para­med­ics took Gab­ri­ela to Aria Health’s Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, where she was pro­nounced dead at 4:50 p.m. Po­lice re­por­ted no in­jur­ies to the oth­er mo­tor­ists. ••

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