Phillip Mays, 28 and from East Liverpool, has been killed in a car accident in Ross Township, Pennsylvania. That is in the Pittsburgh area, and the crash was on Interstate 279.
The date of the wreck was Sunday, November 29, 2015. It happened at close to 9 in the morning.
The Pennsylvania State Police say that Mays was driving around a curve, and he is believed to have been driving at a speed that was not safe for negotiating that curve. The car went off the road and struck a concrete barrier and utility box. It then stopped near an underpass, in the HOV lane. The victim was allegedly not buckled up.
Mays died at the scene, and he was pronounced by emergency responders.
http://wytv.com/2015/11/29/east-liverpool-man-is-killed-in-pittsburgh-car-crash/ (no video)
Ronald C. Heuston, Jr., 25 and from New Kensington, has died in a 1-car crash in North Buffalo, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. It was on Sunday, November 29, 2015, at about 1:30 in the morning. The street location was Ford City Road.
According to Trib Live, the victim’s roommate says that Heuston was returning from a date when he had an accident.
The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating. They report that the victim was at the wheel of a Hyundai Elantra. He lost control, went off the road, hit a rock barrier, struck a pole, and then slammed into some trees. The Elantra car went about 100 more yards before finally stopping.
Heuston died from his injuries at the scene.
http://triblive.com/news/adminpage/9536979-74/heuston-myers-car#axzz3sx5gZ1Om (no video)
Scott Jones, who was a firefighter and EMT and former member of the Marine Corps, has been killed in an off-duty traffic accident. He was an Aston Township Fire Department volunteer, according to the Delco Times.
Jones was in a crash on North Middletown Road, in Edgmont, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. This was on Saturday, November 28, 2015, at about 3:20 in the morning.
Dante Monastra, 41 and from West Chester, was the other driver. He was said to have life-threatening injuries.
Jones was in a Honda CRV, headed in the opposite direction as Monastra, who was in a Chevy Malibu. According to the Times, the Pennsylvania State Police think that the vehicles collided in the southbound lane.
http://www.delcotimes.com/general-news/20151128/delco-first-responder-killed-in-crash-awesome-scott-jones-mourned (no video)
Calvin Mourice Edmonds, 44 and from Roanoke, and a 12-year-old boy were both killed in this crash. It was on Interstate 81, on or about Wednesday, November 25, 2015. The location of the wreck was in Franklin County, Pennsylvania.
Police were apparently told by a female passenger that Edmonds suffered a medical emergency while he was driving. She tried to grab control of the steering wheel and get control of the vehicle. When the SUV crossed over the median, it was involved in a collision with a semi truck.
Edmonds and the boy died from their injuries at the scene of the accident. A baby of 11 months of age was critically injured. This baby was also a passenger in the Edmonds vehicle, along with the woman and 12-year-old boy. The woman, 42, had moderate injuries, while the unidentified truck driver was not hurt.
http://fox43.com/2015/11/25/virginia-man-and-child-killed-in-i-83-crash/ (no video)
Ralph V. Chevalier, who was 50 years old, has been identified as the second victim to die in this crash, which was in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.
Previously, Dawn M. Bortner, 45, was identified as the woman who died. Chevalier and Bortner were from Middletown.
The accident was on Interstate 78, on Friday, November 20, 2015. The time was approximately 10 at night. Andre D. Kennedy, 40 and from High Point, North Carolina, who was driving a semi truck, allegedly rear-ended the vehicle driven by Chevalier.
As of November 24, 2015, Penn Live was saying that authorities had still not decided whether any charges would be filed. Traffic was reportedly slowing down when Kennedy hit Chevalier and a couple of other vehicles.
http://www.pennlive.com/news/2015/11/police_release_id_of_second_mi.html (no video)
John L. Free II, 35 and a native of Ross County, has been killed in a Freightliner truck accident in Erie, Pennsylvania. It took place on Interstate 90, on Thursday, November 19, 2015.
The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating. They say that Free was driving a semi when a second big rig slowed down in front of him. He apparently didn’t reduce his speed at time, but he did see the truck eventually. But by the time he tried to swerve, he could not avoid rear-ending the other truck.
Free died at the scene, and his unidentified passenger was seriously injured and sent to a hospital. The other driver, who was not named, had only minor injuries.
http://www.chillicothegazette.com/story/news/2015/11/23/ross-county-native-killed-pa-crash/76271686/ (no video)
William Willour, 47 and from Dover, has been killed in a car crash in Paradise Township, York County, Pennsylvania. The time was around 7:15 to 7:30 in the evening. It was at West Canal Road and Short Road, on Sunday, November 22, 2015.
Willour was reportedly driving a Ford F-150 pickup truck. He went off the road after losing control and rolled over, and was allegedly not using a seatbelt. However, he was not ejected. Nonetheless, Willour suffered blunt force trauma injuries and died at the scene of the accident. The York County coroner and the Northern Regional Police Department are investigating.
Willour did not have any passengers with him.
http://www.yorkdispatch.com/story/news/2015/11/22/coroner-called-paradise-twp-crash/76236080/ (no video)
Dawn M. Bortner, 45 and from Middletown, is the passenger who died in this crash. The driver in the same vehicle was killed. His name had not been posted yet. But he was 50 and from Middletown.
The accident was in Union Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. It was on Interstate 78, on Friday, November 20, 2015.
4 vehicles were involved in the wreck. Andre D. Kennedy’s truck allegedly rear-ended the victims’ Toyota Camry. Kennedy then allegedly struck a Lebanon man’s vehicle and stopped when coming into contact with an Orlando truck driver’s big rig.
The Lebanon man had unspecified injuries. But the two truck drivers were not reportedly hurt.
Traffic had reportedly been slowing down at the time of the collisions.
http://www.pennlive.com/news/2015/11/two_middletown_residents_dead.html (no video)
Friday, November 20, 2015
Marietta Walker, 87 and from Apollo, Armstrong County, has died in a car accident in Allegheny Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. It was on South Leechburg Hill Road, near Route 56. The time was around 11:20 in the morning. Walker was named by the Westmoreland County Coroner’s Office.
Walker was reportedly in the First Commonwealth Bank parking lot before the crash. She pulled into the road, and a truck hit her car. The Post-Gazette got this from the Coroner’s Office. But the Allegheny Township Police Department is also investigating.
Walker was pronounced dead at the scene. The trucker was not reportedly injured, and no passengers were mentioned. There was no public statement yet on the cause or who had the right of way.
http://www.post-gazette.com/local/westmoreland/2015/11/20/Woman-killed-in-Westmoreland-County-crash/stories/201511200291 (no video)
Jessica Ross, 21 and from Martinsburg, has been killed in a car accident on Route 866, in North Woodbury Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania. It was on Friday, November 20, 2015, in the afternoon hours (about 1).
Ross was pronounced dead at Nason Hospital, and a man of 25 and a small child were severely injured and sent to UPMC Altoona.
The man was the reported driver. According to We Are Central PA, the Pennsylvania State Police believe that he lost control when going too fast. However, exactly what happened was still being determined. The vehicle overturned a number of times, and everyone was thrown from it. Allegedly, even the child was not in a safety seat.
http://www.wearecentralpa.com/news/woman-killed-two-others-injured-in-crash (no video)