September 13, 2012
An 18-year-old Greencastle, Pa., woman was killed Thursday morning in a three-vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer on southbound Interstate 81 about 2 1/2 miles north of the Maryland state line, according to Pennsylvania State Police. Ayron P. Metcalf was pronounced dead at the scene of the 11 a.m. crash, Franklin County Coroner Jeffrey R. Conner said in a news release. Metcalf was southbound on I-81 when her vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer, then traveled through the median and collided with a northbound vehicle before rolling several times, police said. Both northbound and southbound lanes of I-81 in Antrim Township were closed after the crash and police kept the lanes closed for more than six hours to accommodate interviews of witnesses, measurements of skid marks and debris, and a full inspection of the tractor-trailer for things like brake functions, Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Ed Asbury said.
July 26, 2012
The driver of a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck was killed Thursday night when the truck was struck by an oncoming pickup truck on Mapleville Road (Md. 66) at Pacer Road, according to Maryland State Police. State police said Thursday night they could not release the name of the driver who was killed because the person's family members had not been notified. The crash, which was reported at 6:17 p.m., occurred when a 2004 Dodge Ram pickup truck driven Bryan May, 45, of Tiger Way in Boonsboro, was traveling south on Mapleville Road, state police said.
July 7, 2012
Two people were taken to Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown on Saturday morning following a collision between a pickup truck and a motorcycle at the intersection of U.S. 40 and Earth Care Road, Maryland State Police said. The crash occurred at 10:54 a.m. when the pickup truck, driven by Stephen David Horst, 35, of Waynesboro, Pa., pulled out of Earth Care Road and into the path of the motorcycle operated by Randy Wayne Domer, 50, of Hagerstown, troopers said. Domer was unable to avoid a collision and struck the truck, troopers said.
June 26, 2012
A Chambersburg woman is recovering from injuries she received when she was struck by a pickup truck while jogging Monday, police said. Denny Rengifo, 31, was running along the shoulder of South Main Street in the borough when the pickup truck struck her from behind just after noon, according to Chambersburg police. Police said Rengifo was taken to Chambersburg Hospital and later flown to York (Pa.) Hospital. Her condition was unavailable late Tuesday afternoon. Police said Ralph Ebersole, 63, of Greencastle, Pa., was driving a Chevrolet Colorado north on South Main Street when he lost control of his vehicle and crossed South Main in the 1500 block and struck Rengifo.
June 6, 2012
One person was killed and four other people, including an infant, were injured in a three-vehicle crash Wednesday on Pa. 16, Washington (Pa.) Township police said at the scene. Two vehicles were westbound on Pa. 16 when one vehicle crossed into the opposite lane of travel and struck an eastbound pickup truck, Sgt. Vernon Ashway said. “The black Jeep impacted the rear of the red car and pushed the red car into the front of the pickup truck. That's what it looks like at this time,” Ashway said.
May 31, 2012
One person was take to the hospital after a two-vehicle accident Thursday morning at the intersection of West Antietam and South Walnut streets, Officer Chris Barnett of the Hagerstown Police Department said. Police are investigating the cause of the accident involving a Ford F-150 pickup truck and a car, Barnett said. The driver of the car was taken to Meritus Medical Center, Barnett said. The car had front-end damage and its airbags were deployed. It was towed from the intersection at 9:22 a.m. The pickup truck was able to be driven from the scene.
May 25, 2012
An accident was reported Friday afternoon in the 22000 block of Jefferson Boulevard, a dispatcher for Washington County Emergency Services said. Traffic was not affected by the accident, which was reported at 12:54 p.m. At 1:34 p.m., a Ford Explorer was off the road on the westbound side of Jefferson Boulevard with damage to the front and the driver's side tire. In front of the Explorer, facing the same direction, was a GMC Sierra pickup truck with damage to its back right side.
April 24, 2012
A Smithsburg man who on Sunday was struck by a pickup truck in the parking lot of the Food Lion supermarket on Jefferson Boulevard remained in critical condition Tuesday morning at Meritus Medical Center east of Hagerstown, Maryland State Police Cpl. P.A. Martin said. George Bargmann, 58, of Smithsburg, was struck at about 12:30 p.m. in the Food Lion parking lot at 22401 Jefferson Blvd., according to a news release from state police. Troopers said Bargmann was unresponsive when they arrived.
April 24, 2012
A Smithsburg man who was struck by a pickup truck Sunday in the parking lot of the Food Lion supermarket on Jefferson Boulevard has died, Maryland State Police said Tuesday. George Bargmann, 58, of Smithsburg, died Tuesday at Meritus Medical Center, Maryland State Police Cpl. P.A. Martin said. The incident occurred at about 12:30 p.m., when Bargmann was struck by a Ford pickup as he was walking in the Food Lion parking lot at 22401 Jefferson Blvd., according to a state police news release.
April 22, 2012
A Smithsburg man was taken to Meritus Medical Center with serious injuries Sunday afternoon after he was struck by a pickup truck in the Food Lion parking lot off Jefferson Boulevard west of Smithsburg, according to a news release from the Maryland State Police. George Barmann, 58, of Smithsburg, was walking in the parking lot at about 12:30 p.m. Sunday when he was struck by a pickup truck, state police said. An off-duty state police trooper, Trooper 1st Class James Bowers, and an off-duty emergency room nurse tended to Barmann, including performing CPR until fire and rescue personnel arrived, state police said.