By DON AINES
Staff Writer, Martinsburg
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A 6-year-old girl on her way home from school died Monday afternoon after the pony cart in which she was riding with her brother and sister was struck from behind by a car on Newburg Road in Lurgan Township, according to Pennsylvania State Police.
Bena Mae Stoltzfus, of Orrstown, Pa., was pronounced dead at Chambersburg Hospital at 4:21 p.m., according to Franklin County Coroner Kenneth L. Peiffer.
He said an autopsy would be performed in Allentown, Pa., today to determine exact cause of death.
Bena Mae Stoltzfus and her sister, Miriam Amelia Stoltzfus, 10, were riding in a two-wheeled cart driven by their brother, Benjamin Ray Stoltzfus, 8, at the time of the accident.