Sister Sadie Danielle Wells, who was a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) missionary, has been killed in an accident the car (Chevy Cruze) she was in and a school bus. This was in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, at South Locust Point Road and West Trindle Road. Wells was 20 and lived in Kaysville, Utah.
According to Penn Live, the school bus, which had some Cumberland Valley School District students riding in it, is alleged to have run a stop sign a little before 1 in the afternoon. This was on Tuesday, February 9, 2016.
The school bus driver has been identified as Edmund Clapper, who is 68 and from Mechanicsburg. He was not injured, and only 2 of 32 kids on the bus are believed to have suffered injuries. One was sent to Holy Spirit Hospital, but neither was said to be seriously hurt.
Wells died at the scene, and 3 more victims in the Cruze had unspecified injuries and were sent to Hershey Medical Center.
http://www.pennlive.com/news/2016/02/police_identify_woman_killed_a.html (no video)
Joy Ann Walker has been identified as the woman killed in a car accident in Camp Hill, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on Route 11 (the Camp Hill Bypass). The crash was on Saturday, February 6, 2016, at about 8 in the morning. Walker was identified by the Cumberland County Coroner’s Office. She was 40 and lived in Mechanicsburg.
Walker was involved in a wreck when she was driving and lost control, according to Cumberlink.com. This was near 21st Street and Brentwater Road.
The Camp Hill Police Department says that Walker was traveling with no passengers. However, beyond this, there was no information on a cause or what factors may have played a role.
http://cumberlink.com/news/local/communities/camp_hill/mechanicsburg-woman-dies-in-crash-on-route-in-camp-hill/article_2affb232-cce7-11e5-a2c8-fbf07fec4e26.html (no video)
Robin Nicholson has been killed in a two-vehicle accident in Pennsylvania. It was in Monroe Township, which is in Cumberland County. The location was the intersection of Route 174 and West Lisburn Road. And the date was Saturday, February 6, 2016. It was at about 10:50 in the morning.
Nicholson was 23 years old and from Carlisle. No information was available yet when it comes to the other vehicle and driver, including that person’s name.
Little information is available yet on the crash. What was reported in Cumberlink.com is that the other vehicle broadsided Nicholson’s car. But how that happened, such as whether someone failed to yield, was not clear yet.
http://cumberlink.com/news/local/carlisle-woman-killed-in-crash-saturday/article_d5b657dc-cd21-11e5-a065-f38bfe3d9633.html (no video)
Ronald Painter, 49 and from Steelton, has died in a pedestrian accident in Londonberry Township, Pennsylvania. It was on Friday, February 5, 2016. The location was East Harrisburg Pike.
The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating. They say the crash was at about 9.10 at night, and it occurred after Painter parked his motorcycle. His bike was facing traffic and with the headlight on. The headlight may have made it more difficult to see Painter in the road. And Katrina Duncan, who was driving a Plymouth Neon, hit Painter. She said she tried to swerve when Painter came into her view. But it was too late to avoid an accident.
Painter died at the scene.
http://www.pennlive.com/news/2016/02/state_police_id_man_killed_in_1.html (no video)
Andrew Chupka, 23 and from Butler, has died in a car accident on Saturday, February 6, 2016. It was on SR 173, in Slippery Rock Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania. The time was in the morning.
Chupka was reportedly driving a vehicle when something caused him to fail to negotiate a curve. The car went off the road near Rocket Drive and then struck a stone foundation. It continued on, hit a fence, and then partially rolled over. The vehicle stopped on the driver’s side, and it was in a residential yard.
WTAE’s article on Chupka’s crash did not mention any passengers or other vehicles.
http://www.wtae.com/news/23yearold-killed-in-slippery-rock-township-accident/37855892 (no video)
Tobin Ann Bryan, 24 and from Mount Holly Springs, has been killed in an accident on Interstate 81. She was walking as a pedestrian and was struck by a car at the time of the crash. The scene was in Middlesex Township, Pennsylvania. The date was Thursday, February 4, 2016, and it was roughly 10 at night.
According to FOX 43, the victim walked into the road as a semi truck was approaching. This was in the northbound lanes, close to Mile Marker 53.
Bryan died at the scene of the accident.
The Pennsylvania State Police were still collecting evidence and trying to determine why Bryan entered the roadway. They hadn’t made that determination yet.
http://fox43.com/2016/02/05/coroner-identifies-woman-killed-on-i-81/ (no video)
Joshua L. Bailey, 28 and from Mansfield, has died in an ATV accident on Welch Mountain Road, in Tioga County, Pennsylvania. The date of the crash was Friday, February 5, 2016. It was about 45 minutes after midnight.
Bailey was the operator of the Can-Am 4-wheeler ATV. According to the Star Gazette, the Pennsylvania State Police believe that Bailey was apparently riding at a high rate of speed. The 4-wheeler went off the road, hit an embankment and tree, overturned, and then struck some more trees. Bailey was ejected. He was allegedly not wearing a helmet. And the Gazette also says that alcohol use is suspected.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by the Tioga County Coroner’s Office.
http://www.stargazette.com/story/news/2016/02/05/mansfield-man-killed-atv-crash/79869624/ (no video)
Teen Alexis Elizabeth Howe, who was 19 years of age, has died in a Pennsylvania car crash. It was in Manheim Township, Lancaster County, on US 30. The scene was near Route 283, and the date was Sunday, January 31, 2016.
Howe, who lived in Lancaster, had an accident at about 7 in the morning, when she lost control and struck some cement in the median. She was thrown from the vehicle.
Howe was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lancaster County Coroner’s Office.
The Manheim Township police are investigating. They had yet to determine what caused Howe to lose control of the vehicle before crashing.
http://www.pennlive.com/news/2016/01/19-year-old_woman_killed_crash.html (no video)
One woman was killed in this crash, in New Castle, Pennsylvania. It was a 2-vehicle accident on East Washington Street, on Friday, January 29, 2016. The time was about 4 in the afternoon.
The victim who died is Jamie Johns. She was pronounced dead at Jameson Hospital, which is in New Castle.
Johns was reportedly driving close to Florence Avenue. She allegedly crossed over and got into a collision with Todd Bristol’s Sugar Shack’s Water truck. Bristol is 55 and from Camden, New York. He was not injured.
It was not yet clear why Johns lost control of her vehicle.
http://www.ncnewsonline.com/news/local_news/woman-killed-in-two-vehicle-accident/article_e528f958-cc01-5691-92b1-54d9d57ff192.html (no video)
A man from Sewickley Township has died in a car accident in New Stanton Borough, Pennsylvania. Tracy Coleman was 54 years old. No other victim was reported.
The crash was on Friday, January 29, 2016, on Toll Route 66. The time was in the afternoon hours.
Coleman reportedly swerved to the left for some reason and hit an embankment. The vehicle then struck an abutment. Coleman was ejected from his vehicle. According to the Coroner’s Office, he was not wearing a seatbelt when the accident occurred.
Coleman was rushed to and pronounced dead at Excela Westmoreland Emergency Department.
WTAE had no information from authorities on the cause of the crash.
http://www.wtae.com/news/1-dies-after-New-Stanton-Borough-accident/37726470 (no video)