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Pa. man dies in three-car accident

April 17, 1998

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - A Breezewood, Pa., man was killed and three others were injured Thursday afternoon in a three-car accident in Todd Township north of McConnellsburg, state police said Friday.

The dead man was identified as Charles D. Fletcher, 69. He was pronounced dead at Conamaugh Hospital by Cambria County, Pa., Coroner John Kwiatkowski.

A passenger in Fletcher's 1996 Subaru, Douglas E. Weiger, 64, also of Breezewood, was transferred to Hershey Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition Friday.

Alice M. Hahn, 58, of Needmore, Pa., the driver of one of the vehicles involved, was listed in critical condition Friday at Fulton County Medical Center.

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Carolyn D. Kline, 61, of Harrisonville, Pa., the driver of the third vehicle, was treated and released from Fulton County Medical Center, officials said.

According to Trooper R.L.S. Sheffield, the accident occurred around 1:40 p.m. on U.S. 30 at its intersection with Pa. 1004.

Hahn was westbound on U.S. 30, Sheffield said. Her 1989 Chevy struck the front of Fletcher's vehicle when she tried to turn left onto Pa. 1004, he said. Hahn's vehicle then hit the side of Kline's 1995 Chevy, which was stopped at the intersection waiting to enter Pa. 30, police said.

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