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Pa. man killed in accident

April 12, 2008

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- An 84-year-old Greencastle, Pa., man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Friday on U.S. 11 in Guilford Township, according to a press release from the Pennsylvania State Police.

Preston C. Meyers was pronounced dead at Chambersburg Hospital, police said. The accident occurred at about 6:10 p.m.

Meyers was a passenger in a 2005 Buick LaCrosse that was driven by Ethel H. Meyers, 81, also of Greencastle, police said. The Meyerses were traveling south in the 6100 block of U.S. 11 when Ethel Meyers drove west of the roadway and struck a tree, police said.

Ethel Meyer was taken to Chambersburg Hospital for moderate injuries, police said. The hospital did not have details on her condition late Friday.

Police said the Meyerses were wearing seat belts.

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