GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Three members of the same family, including an unborn child, were killed Saturday afternoon when a Waynesboro, Pa., woman and her pregnant daughter died in a two-vehicle collision near the intersection of Pa. 16 and Long Lane in Antrim Township, according to Pennsylvania State Police.
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Crystal Diane Helman, 36, and Stephanie Helman, 19, both of 12178 Olde Route 16, were pronounced dead at the scene at 3:49 p.m. by Franklin County Coroner Kenneth L. Peiffer. Stephanie Helman was eight months pregnant.
Chief Deputy Coroner Jeffrey R. Conner said his office is listing three fatalities, including the unborn child. "By law we have to issue a fetal death certificate," he said.
Conner said autopsies would be performed on Crystal and Stephanie Helman today at Lehigh Valley Medical Center in Allentown, Pa.
The accident happened at 3:15 p.m. when a westbound 1998 Ford Escort sedan driven by Christine Cole, 29, of Falling Waters, W.Va., attempted to make a left turn into a driveway across from Long Lane. The car was struck on the passenger's side by a 1993 Ford Explorer driven by Teresa Kay Welsh, 36, of 9685 Masters Road, Waynesboro, according to police.