Pa. woman killed by car
By RICHARD F. BELISLE
Staff Writer, Waynesboro
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - A Waynesboro-area woman who was crossing Wayne Highway after collecting mail from her mailbox was struck by a car and killed Monday afternoon, said Jeffrey R. Conner, chief deputy coroner for Franklin County.
The victim was identified as Ida C. Remmel, 79, of 10748 Wayne Highway.
She was pronounced dead at Waynesboro Hospital at 3:55 p.m., according to the Washington Township Police Department, the agency that investigated the accident.
The driver of the car was John C. Wagaman, 51, of 256 Ringgold St., Waynesboro.
Police on Monday night said the investigation was continuing.
According to Conner, the victim walked down the long lane leading from her farmhouse to the road, crossed the road to the mailbox, got her mail and started walking back across the road toward home.