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Winchester woman dies in Peters Township, Pa. accident

November 19, 2011

MERCERSBURG, Pa. — A Winchester, Va., woman died Friday after the vehicle she was a passenger in struck a house in Peters Township, Pa., according to a news release from Franklin County Coroner Jeffrey R. Conner.

Catherine Foy, 51, was pronounced dead at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital, Conner said.

Pennsylvania State Police identified the driver as David Eugene Foy, 48, also of Winchester.

The accident happened Friday at 4:30 p.m.

Foy was a passenger in a westbound Subaru Outback on Buchanan Trail West. The vehicle went off the road at the intersection with Welsh Run Road and struck a house, Conner said.

Foy was in the front seat when the accident occurred and was wearing a seat belt, Conner said.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday morning in Allentown, Pa. The cause of the accident and the manner of death will be announced following the autopsy, Conner said.

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