At 7:48 a.m. on August 15, an auto accident occurred in the 3300 block of Route 30 and resulted in the death of one person and injuries to several others in Franklin County. According to Pennsylvania State Police, a 63-year-old man was driving east when his vehicle first veered into the center turn lane then crossed the centerline into westbound traffic. It then struck two vehicles in sequence.
The driver of one of the westbound vehicles, a 51-year-old man, went into cardiac arrest at the accident site and was later pronounced dead at a local hospital. The other driver, a 33-year-old female, and the 63-year-old man were airlifted to York Hospital. Information on the severity of their injuries was not included in the news source. Three passengers in one of the vehicles were transported to Chambersburg Hospital with minor injuries.