SALEM TWP.- State Police Honesdale report that Diane T. Dyer, age 53, of Lake Ariel, was killed in a motor vehicle accident Friday morning March 1st.

The crash occurred at 8:20 a.m. on Catterson Road, approximately 1.5 miles from Goose Pond Road, Salem Township.

Dyer, who lived in Indian Rocks development, was traveling south on Catterson Road. She failed to negotiate a left hand curve which caused her to lose control of the vehicle, Trooper Urban said. The vehicle spun 45 degrees clockwise and struck a hemlock tree with its driver's side rear end.

After initial impact the vehicle rolled into a creek onto its roof, where it came to rest.

Wayne County Coroner Edward Howell pronounced Dyer dead at the scene. The Coroner indicated that the cause of death was fractured cervical spine.