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Mom, 4-Year-Old Hospitalized After I-81 Triple Fatal Crash In Central PA Mom, 4-Year-Old Hospitalized After I-81 Triple Fatal Crash In Central PA
Triple Fatal I-81 PA Crash Hospitalizes Mom, Daughter A 4-year-old girl and her mom are in the hospital with serious injuries after a triple fatal crash on Interstate 81 killed the family's matriarch, a family friend told Daily Voice on Tuesday, July 16.  Lieu Nguyen, 49 of Harrisburg, was among the three killed in a crash when a tractor-trailer left I-81 North went over the grassy median and struck multiple vehicles on I-81 South on Sunday, July 14, as Daily Voice reported at the time.  Lieu's daughter, 28-year-old Hoa-my Nguyen, and her daughter (Lieu granddaughter) 4-year-old Mila Nguyen remain in Hersey Medical Center w…
Moped Rider Killed In I-81 Crash With Tractor-Trailer, PA State Police Say Moped Rider Killed In I-81 Crash With Tractor-Trailer, PA State Police Say
Richard Thornton Fletcher Of Manchester Dies From I-81 Crash A Manchester man has died following a crash while riding his moped on Interstate 81, Pennsylvania State Police announced on Tuesday, July 16.  Richard Thornton Fletcher, 70, was riding a gold Yamaha YW50F south on I-81 when he attempted to merge from the right in front of Anthony James Snyder, 26 of Harrisburg's white 2023 Freightliner M2 in the left lane, as detailed in the release by PSP Harrisburg Trooper David Jeffers. The moped's rear bumper collided with the front passenger's side bumper of the tractor-trailer, causing Fletcher to lose control and fall off into the highway's shou…
1K+ Gallons Of Milk Spills From Tanker In Central PA Rollover Crash: FD 1K+ Gallons Of Milk Spills From Tanker In Central PA Rollover Crash: FD
1K+ Gallons Of Milk Spills From Tanker In Central PA Rollover Crash: FD A tanker truck carrying milk overturned in Quarryville on Monday, July 15, authorities explained.  The crash happened in the 1100 block of May Post Office Road near Springville Road in Eden Township around 4 p.m., dispatchers and the Quarryville Fire Department explained.  The tanker was carrying 1,000 gallons of milk when it overturned, QFD officials said. May Post Office Road is closed between Springville and Stony Hill roads.  There are detours set up, the QFD concluded. 
Dad Of 3 Killed In Wrong Crash With SUV In Lebanon: Police, Family Says Dad Of 3 Killed In Wrong Crash With SUV In Lebanon: Police, Family Says
Dad Of 3 Killed In Wrong Crash With SUV In Lebanon: Police, Family Says A 39-year-old father of three has died following a motorcycle crash where he drove the wrong way down a street, Lebanon City Police announced on Monday, July 15.  Alfredo Pizarro-Franco was driving the opposite way of traffic along Hanover Street when he blew through the Mifflin Street intersection without stopping — slamming into the driver's side door of an SUV around 8:30 p.m., on Sunday, July 14, city police detailed in the release.  He was taken to Penn State Health Hershey Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, according to the police release. Inv…
I-81 Triple Fatal Crash Victims ID'd: Cumberland County Coroner I-81 Triple Fatal Crash Victims ID'd: Cumberland County Coroner
John Sheltman, Eileen Beck, Lieu Nguyen Killed In I-81 Crash All three people who died following a multiple-vehicle crash involving a fire on Interstate 81 have been identified by the Cumberland County Coroner's Office on Monday, July 15.  John Sheltman, 79, and Eileen Beck, 80, both of Selinsgrove, were in a Subaru Outback, and Lieu Nguyen, 49 of Harrisburg was the driver of a Toyota Mini Van — were all pronounced deceased at the scene of "Multiple Traumatic Injuries", Coroenr Charles hall said. The triple fatal crash happened at mile marker 54. 7 around 2 p.m. on July 14, according to 511 PA and the coroner's offi…
Pedestrian Struck Near Cemetery In Lititz, Police Say Pedestrian Struck Near Cemetery In Lititz, Police Say
Pedestrian Struck Near Cemetery In Lititz, Police Say Directly across from a cemetery, someone was struck by a vehicle, Lititz police announced on Sunday, July 7.  The crash happened at the intersection of South Broad Street/PA Route 501 and East Third Avenue around 2:16 p.m. on June 27, Lititz Borough of Police detailed in the release.  The driver was "attempting to turn left onto South Broad Street from East Third Avenue [and] failed to yield to the right-of-way of a pedestrian crossing the street in the crosswalk," the police stated in the release. The crosswalk is clearly marked as seen on Google Maps Street View (pictured a…
Crash Involving Overturned Truck Reported In Schuylkill County Crash Involving Overturned Truck Reported In Schuylkill County
Crash Involving Overturned Truck Reported In Schuylkill County Authorities are responding to a crash in Tremont Township on Friday, July 5.  Emergency dispatchers confirmed the crash involved an overturned truck on Gold Mine Road in Tremont Township, near the Lebanon County line.  Officials have not said if anyone was injured. 
PA Woman ID'd After Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash: Coroner PA Woman ID'd After Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash: Coroner
PA Woman ID'd After Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash: Coroner A 48-year-old woman died at the scene of a two-vehicle crash that sent the vehicles into fields on opposite sides of the road, authorities explained on Monday, July 1.  Ilana Abugov of Bradford Drive in Leola, was alone in her car when she was struck by another vehicle at the intersection of Peters and Shirk roads in East Earl Township around 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, according to the coroner's release and a release from the Garden Spot Fire Rescue.  The coroner was called to the scene at 6:53 p.m. and Ilana was pronounced dead at 7:34 p.m. Emergency crews "remained on scene f…
Man Struck Dead Walking To Mailbox, Pennsylvania State Police Say Man Struck Dead Walking To Mailbox, Pennsylvania State Police Say
Man Struck Dead Walking To Mailbox, Pennsylvania State Police Say A 59-year-old man was struck dead walking to his mailbox on Friday, according to a release by the Pennsylvania State Police on Monday, July 1.  Troy A. Truax of Waynesboro was in the area of 8556 Hades Church Road, Antrim Township when he was struck by a 2015 Ford driven by Thomas M. Michalsky, 25, of Greencastle, PSP Chambersburg Trooper Antoniette Cross detailed in the release. Michalsky was unharmed but Truax "was killed as a result of the crash" at 2:21 p.m. on Friday, June 28, as stated in the release He is survived by his brother, step-sisters, and many nieces and nephews, …
Airborne 21-Year-Old Killed In 4 Vehicle Crash: PA State Police Airborne 21-Year-Old Killed In 4 Vehicle Crash: PA State Police
Airborne 21-Year-Old Killed In 4 Vehicle Crash: PA State Police A 21-year-old man was killed in a four-vehicle crash on Route 30 on June 17, the Pennsylvania State Police announced in a release the following Monday. Shortly after the crash, Preston Mowery, of Ephrata, was found seatbelted but unresponsive in the driver’s seat of a 2013 Chevrolet Malibu along the side of Route 30/Lincoln Highway around 7 a.m. on Monday, according to the Lancaster County Coroner’s Office and the Pennsylvania State Police.  Three other vehicles were involved: a tractor-trailer, a Tesla, and another sedan—  all only drivers in the vehicles, according to the PSP re…
Maryland Mom Who Beat Cancer Killed in Pennsylvania Crash, Family Says Maryland Mom Who Beat Cancer Killed in Pennsylvania Crash, Family Says
Maryland Mom Who Beat Cancer Killed in Pennsylvania Crash, Family Says A 56-year-old cancer survivor tragically died in a car crash, her family announced on Sunday, June 23.  Kimberly "Kim" Shock Fowler of the 1000 block of Ridge Road in Whiteford, Maryland was found dead at the scene of a crash in the 20000 block of Barrens Road South, Hopewell Township, Pennsylvania on Friday, according to a release by the York County Coroner's Office.  Kim was not wearing her seatbelt when her vehicle went "running off the road into a wooded area and striking multiple trees," as stated in the coroner's release.  Neighbors spotted the vehicle in som…
Infant Among 4 Amish Injured In Horse-Buggy Crash: PA State Police Infant Among 4 Amish Injured In Horse-Buggy Crash: PA State Police
Infant Among 4 Amish Injured In Horse-Buggy Crash: PA State Police A 1-year-old girl is in the hospital – along with another Amish child and two adults – following a horse-and-buggy crash, Pennsylvania State Police announced on Sunday, June 23.  The crash began when 83-year-old Charles R. Shannon attempted to drive his 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe around the horse-and-buggy driven by 73-year-old George D. Zimmerman, and then he rear-ended the buggy around 11:50 a.m. on Thursday, June 20, PSP Carlisle Trooper Conner Jones wrote in the release.  This happened in the 400 block of Greenspring Road/PA 641 near the intersection with Stamy Road in Ne…
Accident Closes Route 30 In Lancaster County Accident Closes Route 30 In Lancaster County
Accident Closes Route 30 In Lancaster County Traffic on Route 30/Lincoln Highway in Lancaster County is shut down after a multi-vehicle crash on Monday morning, June 17, authorities say.  Route 30 is closed between Newport Pike and Simmontown Road, according to PennDOT.  WGAL reports the Lancaster County Coroner's Office responded to the scene. 
Pennsylvania State Police Troopers Injured In Fatal Crash: Officials Pennsylvania State Police Troopers Injured In Fatal Crash: Officials
Pennsylvania State Police Troopers Injured In Fatal Crash: Officials One person has died after a crash involving a state police car early Friday morning, June 14.  Troopers were driving south on Christopher Columbus Boulevard responding to a separate incident around 1:30 a.m., authorities said. At the intersection with Race Street, a northbound Mazda pickup truck "made an illegal left turn" into the path of the state police car, according to officials.  The driver of the Mazda was fatally injured and the two troopers were taken to Jefferson Hospital with "moderate injuries," authorities said. They have since been discharged.  An investigation…
Sen. John Fetterman Involved In Maryland Car Crash Sen. John Fetterman Involved In Maryland Car Crash
Sen. John Fetterman Involved In Maryland Car Crash Senator John Fetterman's office said he and his wife Giselle were in a two-car crash on Sunday morning, June 9.  Maryland State Police said it happened in the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 at Interstate 68 in Hancock. Fetterman was driving a Chevrolet Tahoe that struck the rear of a Chevrolet Impala "for unknown reasons," troopers said.  "Out of an abundance of caution, they were evaluated at a local hospital," a spokesperson said.  Fetterman was treated for a bruised shoulder and he and Giselle were discharged that afternoon, the spokesperson said.  A passenger in …
Newark Flight Attendant From PA Dies After Spinout Crash With Tractor Trailer On Route 78 Newark Flight Attendant From PA Dies After Spinout Crash With Tractor Trailer On Route 78
Newark Flight Attendant From PA Dies After Spinout Crash With Tractor Trailer On Route 78 Jennifer Friedel-Hoffman, a 60-year-old Pennsylvania resident, was killed in a crash on Route 78 in New Jersey on Wednesday, May 29. A tractor-trailer was parked and unoccupied on the right shoulder on Route 78 West in Lebanon when a Subaru driven by Friedel-Hoffman entered the area and struck the left rear of the truck just after 9 a.m., New Jersey State Police said.  The crash caused the Subaru to spin out and hit a Volkswagen passenger car traveling in the right lane, police said. Friedel-Hoffman was taken to the hospital, where she was later pronounced dead. A graduate of Northamp…
East Berlin Church Volunteer Killed In Head-On Crash Going Home East Berlin Church Volunteer Killed In Head-On Crash Going Home
East Berlin Church Volunteer Killed In Head-On Crash Going Home A 33-year-old was struck dead in a head-on crash "on his way home from volunteering at church," Freedom Valley Church officials wrote in a Facebook post. Eric Sterner of East Berlin died in the back of an Adams County UPMC Ambulance at the scene of a crash on West King Street in East Berlin Borough on Saturday, June 1, Pennsylvania State Police in Gettysburg detailed in a release the following Monday.  For an unknown reason, Sterner drove his 2011 Honda Civic over the double yellow lines and entered the opposing lane of traffic — fatally striking a 2012 Dodge 5500 truck around 9:21 a.m., th…
PA Girl Suffers 'Severe Head Injury' After Strike While Riding Bike: Police PA Girl Suffers 'Severe Head Injury' After Strike While Riding Bike: Police
PA Girl Suffers 'Severe Head Injury' After Strike While Riding Bike: Police A mom driving her 4-year-old daughter struck a girl on a bicycle leaving her with "severe head injuries," the West Lampeter Township Police announced on Friday afternoon.  The young bicyclist was struck at the intersection of Wiker and Frances avenues around 6:40 p.m., the police detailed in the release.  The girl had been riding her bike without a helmet going north on Frances Avenue, investigators explained. When she crossed Wiker Avenue she collided with a 27-year-old mom's silver Nissan Rogue with her young daughter as a passenger.  The police noted, "There were no repor…
Motorcyclist Struck Dead In 'Severe Crash' On Oregon Pike Police Say Motorcyclist Struck Dead In 'Severe Crash' On Oregon Pike Police Say
Motorcyclist Struck Dead In 'Severe Crash' On Oregon Pike Police Say A 50-year-old motorcyclist has died following a crash, the Manheim Township Police announced on Monday, June 3. Luis Rodriguez, 50 of the 2000 block of Pennwick Road in Lancaster, died from Multiple Traumatic Injuries in what the Lancaster County Coroner's office has ruled an accident.  Rodriguez was in a crash in the 1600 block of Oregon Pike/PA Route 272 near Chester Road around 11:38 am on Friday, May 31, 2024, the police detailed in the updated release.  Arriving officers found Rodriguez suffering from "severe injuries and immediately attempted life-saving measures," as stat…
Temple University Alumna Killed In York County Crash 1 Minute From Home Temple University Alumna Killed In York County Crash 1 Minute From Home
Temple University Alumna Killed In York County Crash 1 Minute From Home A Temple University Art Institute alumna has died following a crash on the way home from work, her family explained on social media. Libby Spangler, 35 of the 700 block of Stonewood Road, Springettsbury Township, has been identified as the driver who crashed into a utility pole at the intersection of Stonewood and Trowbridge roads on Friday, according to an updated release by the York County Coroner's office on May 28.  Google Maps shows the location was approximately one minute or .6 miles from her home.  Libby was not wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash but she was fo…
Crash Shuts Down I-81 On-Ramp In Franklin County Crash Shuts Down I-81 On-Ramp In Franklin County
Crash Shuts Down I-81 On-Ramp In Franklin County A multi-vehicle accident shut down an on-ramp to Interstate 81 in Franklin County on Friday morning, May 17, according to PennDOT.  Officials said it happened on the PA 696 ramp to I-81's southbound lanes near Exit 24 in Southampton Township. The ramp was still closed as of 9:30 a.m.  It's not yet clear if anyone was hurt. 
State Vehicle Involved In I-78 Crash In Berks County, PA State Police Say State Vehicle Involved In I-78 Crash In Berks County, PA State Police Say
State Vehicle Involved In I-78 Crash In Berks County, PA State Police Say A crash truck was struck from behind on Interstate 78 on Monday afternoon, May 13, according to state police.  Troopers said it happened around 2 p.m. near the Stump Road underpass in Maxatawny Township.  The crash truck was stopped in the right westbound lane with its emergency lights flashing. A tractor-trailer was approaching from the west and "attempted to change lanes as the crash truck indicated," but was unable to do so or stop in time, state police said.  Both vehicles suffered "minimal damage" and no injuries were reported, according to troopers.  
Multi-Vehicle Crash Slows Traffic On I-83 In York: PennDOT (DEVELOPING) Multi-Vehicle Crash Slows Traffic On I-83 In York: PennDOT (DEVELOPING)
Multi-Vehicle Crash Slows Traffic On I-83 In York: PennDOT (Developing) A multiple-vehicle crash is causing serious delays on Interstate 83 in Central Pennsylvania on Tuesday, according to the state's Department of Transportation. The collision occurred around 12:30 p.m. on May 7, according to PennDOT's 511PA.  It briefly closed all lanes of I-83 North between Exit 32: PA 382 - Newberrytown and Exit 33: PA 392 - Yocumtown, as shown on 511PA.  One lane reopened shortly after 1 p.m., PennDOT spokesperson Fritzi Schreffler told us. Emergency crews were called to the scene, according to York County Department of Emergency Services.  The crash…
Trooper Struck After High-Speed Crash On I-95: PA State Police Trooper Struck After High-Speed Crash On I-95: PA State Police
Trooper Struck After High-Speed Crash On I-95: PA State Police A state police vehicle was involved in a crash on Interstate 95 early on Thursday, May 2, according to troopers.  It happened in the southbound lanes near mile marker 6.2 in Chester, police wrote in a report. A driver crashed off the right shoulder and their car overturned, blocking the right and center lanes, authorities said.  A driver behind that car immediately hit their brakes and applied their hazard lights before they were rear-ended by a PSP Ford Interceptor, according to police.  Two troopers were in the police vehicle at the time of the crash, authorities said. Nei…
2nd Woman ID'd After Fatal Head-On Crash In West Manchester Twp.: Coroner 2nd Woman ID'd After Fatal Head-On Crash In West Manchester Twp.: Coroner
2nd Woman ID'd After Fatal Head-On Crash In West Manchester Twp.: Coroner A second woman has died in connection with a head-on crash in West Manchester Township, authorities announced on Saturday, April 27.  Daily Voice originally reported that Deborah "Deb" Davis of York Haven was killed after crossing over the double-yellow line and striking another vehicle head-on at 1918 Carlisle Road at 10:56 a.m. on March 27, West Manchester Township police detailed in a release.  The York City couple found trapped in the vehicle she struck in the other vehicle were freed and taken to WellSpan York hospital, which is where 72-year-old Nancy Hoover died from "…
Multi-Vehicle Crash Involving Tractor-Trailers Halts Traffic On I-83: PennDOT Multi-Vehicle Crash Involving Tractor-Trailers Halts Traffic On I-83: PennDOT
Multi-Vehicle Crash Involving Tractor-Trailers Halts Traffic On I-83: PennDOT A multiple-vehicle crash has closed all lanes along part of Interstate 83 in Central Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokesperson Fritzi Schreffler told Daily Voice.  The crash involves "a few [tractor-trailers] and a few passenger vehicles," Schreffler told us. It happened at 3:56 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, according to PennDOT. The closure is on I-83 North between Exit 40B: New Cumberland and Exit: 41B - Lemonye. There is also a report of rubbernecking on I-83 South at Exit 40B: New Cumberland which began causing traffic disruption around 4:26 p.m., acc…
Pregnant Teen Among 4 Named In Fatal PA Crash: Authorities Pregnant Teen Among 4 Named In Fatal PA Crash: Authorities
Pregnant Teen Among 4 Named In Fatal PA Crash: Authorities Authorities have named the four people who died on Route 322 in Boothwyn on Wednesday afternoon, April 24.  A red Ford Taurus with seven people inside sped off when a state police vehicle tried to pull them over at 1:30 p.m., officials said previously.  After a brief pursuit, the trooper turned off their lights and sirens as the Taurus continued and immediately crashed, according to police.  Four occupants died, all Philadelphia residents:  20-year-old Isaiah Miller, the driver 20-year-old Ikeam Rogers, the front-seat passenger  21-year-old Kalyn Billups, a …
4 Killed — Including Pregnant Teen — Fleeing From PA State Police: Coroner (UPDATE) 4 Killed — Including Pregnant Teen — Fleeing From PA State Police: Coroner (UPDATE)
4 Killed — Including Pregnant Teen — Fleeing From PA State Police: Coroner (Update) Update: Victims Named In Delco Crash That Killed 3 Adults, Pregnant Teenager New information has been released about a quadruple fatal crash involving seven people fleeing from a trooper, authorities told Daily Voice on Thursday morning. A red Ford Taurus sedan with seven people inside sped off when a PA State Police vehicle with lights and sirens on attempted to pull them over at 1:32 p.m. on April 24, Trooper Eugene Tray detailed a release on Wednesday night. Following a brief pursuit, the trooper turned off their lights and sirens as the Taurus continued and immediately crashed, ac…
30-Year-Old Motorcyclist Killed In 3-Vehicle Crash In Central PA:  State Police 30-Year-Old Motorcyclist Killed In 3-Vehicle Crash In Central PA:  State Police
30-Year-Old Motorcyclist Killed In 3-Vehicle Crash In Central PA: State Police A 30-year-old man died at the scene of a three-vehicle crash in Central Pennsylvania on Tuesday night, state police announced the following day.  Zachery "Zach" L. Daley of Greencastle was in the left lane, riding south on his 2003 Suzuki along PA Route 11/Molly Pitcher Highway when the crash happened at 8:22 p.m. on April 23, PA State Police Trooper Jesse Picklo detailed in the release. A 2014 Mini Countryman driven by 55-year-old Candace Rutherford also of Greencastle, attempted to cross into his lane — clipping his bike with the rear of her vehicle, this sent Zach into the northbound lan…
Trooper Among 3 Hospitalized Following Crash In Gettysburg: PA State Police Trooper Among 3 Hospitalized Following Crash In Gettysburg: PA State Police
Trooper Among 3 Hospitalized Following Crash In Gettysburg: PA State Police A two-vehicle crash sent three people — including a trooper — to the hospital, Pennsylvania State Police on Wednesday, April 24.  The crash involved a marked PSP patrol SUV with lights and sirens on and a Ford Transit van with two 57-year-old men, a California driver with a Massachusetts passenger on Saturday, April 20 at 1:38 p.m., as detailed in the release.  The van was heading south of Millerstown Road in Cumberland Township when it approached a stop sign at the intersection with Emmitsburg Road but advanced "without clearance" — striking the patrol SUV, PSP det…
Serious Crash Halts Traffic On Rt 743 In Mount Joy (DEVELOPING) Serious Crash Halts Traffic On Rt 743 In Mount Joy (DEVELOPING)
Serious Crash Halts Traffic On Rt 743 In Mount Joy (Developing) At least one person was injured in a crash in Mount Joy on Monday morning, according to Lancaster County Wide Communications. The two-vehicle happened on Hershey Road/Route 743 near Route 283 westbound around 7:15 a.m. on April 15, LCWC explained.  At least one person was entrapped in a vehicle and one person was injured, but it is not immediately clear if those were the same person, if there were other injuries, and what are the extent of those injuries.  Hershey Road/Route 743 was still closed from Rt 283 W to Beverly Road two hours after the crash.  This is the same loca…