Quincy, Pa. — A single-vehicle accident last Sunday night in Waynesboro, Pa. resulted to the death of one man and seriously injured three others. The mishap occurred nearTomstown 9525 Road in Quincy Twp.
The crash in Quincy Township, Franklin County killed one person and left three others sustaining critical injuries. At around 8:00 in the evening of Sunday, State Police responded to a call about a vehicle wreck. A 2001 Acura driven by Cody Holtry, age 19, was over-speeding and it lost control while negotiating a curve,
As the car was going around curve, it struck a guardrail so it was propelled into a ditch and along the way hit a concrete culvert on a private drive way. It turned over on its on its roof, ejecting Holtry, together with two other passengers; 16-year-old William Socks and Taylor Guilfoyle. The car finally stopped and rested upright on the other side of the concrete culvert. Found dead inside the car was the 4th passenger, identified as Brent Kauffman, age 20. Holtry, Socks and Guilfoyle were seriously injured and rushed by helicopter ambulance to York and Hershey Medical Centers. Their recent conditions are not yet known.
Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release that Brent A. Kauffman who was left inside the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim was the passenger in a red 2001 Acura that veered from the roadway and crashed into a ditch off the west side of the road.
Suffering major injuries were:
1. Cody E. Holtry, age 19, of Mont Alto, Pa. who was the driver;
2. William Socks, age 16, town not provided who was one of the passengers ejected from the car; and
3. Taylor Guilfoyle, age and town not provided who was the other passenger ejected from the car.
Police said the trio was rushed from the scene to York and Hershey medical centers. The three all were ejected from the vehicle when the vehicle overturned; however, Kauffman was left in the vehicle and was pronounced dead when first responders arrived.
The police listed Holtry as the driver.
The call came in at 7:15 o’clock in the evening as Police responded and saw a vehicle that crashed through a guard rail and into the ditch as it hit a private driveway bordered by cement culvert. Thereafter, the car flipped over onto the driveway.
The road in Tomstown Road was blocked off at Mentzer Gap Road near the Tomstown pump.
Stanley Shaffer, who resides near the scene, stated that multiple vehicle crashes happened in the area since he moved there in 1991. He believed that the fault is not the road; rather, it is the speed. He remembered several wrecks, including one in exactly the same ditch where a car even landed on his yard.
Called on the scene was the accident Reconstructionist team to assist gathering information for the investigation.
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Source: Herald Maim Media Com