Lower Macungie, PA – Mill Creek Rd Crash Takes One LifePa Accident News
Lower Macungie, PA (November 1, 2023) – A 67-year-old woman from Lower Macungie lost her life as a result of a crash that occurred on Monday afternoon in Lehigh County.
At around 1:00 p.m. on October 30, the Pennsylvania State Police and firefighters were called to a crash that occurred on Mill Creek Road.
PSP reports show that an SUV and a pickup truck collided on Mill Creek Road near Hamilton Boulevard during the afternoon hours. The incident prompted state troopers in Fogelsville to close down the roadway.
A passenger in the SUV, identified as 67-year-old Kathy Ann Schuessler, suffered severe injuries. She was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, where she died from her injuries. She was pronounced deceased by Lehigh County coroner Daniel Buglio.
No other injuries were reported.
At this time, investigations are underway by the Lehigh County District Attorney’s Office, the Lehigh County Coroner’s Office, and the Pennsylvania State Police.
Our condolences go out to the family of Kathy Ann Schuessler at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
A fatal accident can have an overwhelming impact on your family. Unfortunately, more than 1100 people lose their lives as a result of fatal collisions in Pennsylvania each year. These accidents are often unpredictable. There are countless instances where people lose their lives as a result of negligent motorists.
Far too often, fatal collisions take place as a result of drivers who are speeding, running red lights, and failing to yield to others. Regrettably, drivers who disregard laws and act negligently while behind the wheel continue to have an overwhelming impact on innocent motorists statewide.
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