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Wreck kills Pa. man

July 12, 1999

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - A 22-year-old Mount Union, Pa., man was killed early Friday when his car struck a tree on Aughwick Road just north of Cowan's Gap Park.

Wayne Robert Atherton was pronounced dead at Conemaugh Hospital in Johnstown, Pa., shortly after the 6:35 a.m. accident, according to Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg.

They said his 1981 Plymouth Horizon was northbound at an apparent high rate of speed when it went out of control on a left curve and hit a tree on the driver's side.

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