Shelocta, PA – Lacy Gohn & Sonza Marasco Killed in Two-Vehicle Collision on PA-210
Shelocta, PA (March 7, 2023) – Two women were killed in a fatal two-vehicle crash that took place on a major roadway in Shelocta on Monday, March 6.
According to State troopers, the accident happened at an unknown time on PA-210. Police confirmed that two women were in a vehicle that was making a left turn into a private driveway from PA-210. A second vehicle headed southbound collided with the first vehicle at the base of the private driveway, leading to extensive damages to both vehicles.
Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Two women inside the first vehicle were pronounced deceased following the collision. They were identified as 41-year-old Lacy Gohn and 70-year-old Sonza Marasco. The 51-year-old woman driving the second vehicle was flown to the hospital with serious injuries, but her current condition is not yet known.
A large portion of the road was blocked in the area of the accident for some time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released, but the investigation continues.
We would like to take this time to offer our sympathies to the family and friends of the victims who have lost their life in this accident. We also hope that the injured party receives a full recovery from their injuries.
Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania
Car accidents have quickly become a leading cause of hospitalizations and fatalities throughout the entire state of Pennsylvania. Though many precautions are taken to avoid fatal collisions in Pennsylvania every year, these devastating accidents continue to affect many parties within the state. In 2020, it was reported that 1,129 people were killed in fatal car accidents within the state of Pennsylvania. If you have had to face the unfortunate reality of losing a loved one in a fatal collision, speaking with an attorney is in your best interests moving forward.
The loss of a loved one can leave you feeling alone and confused after a car accident. After these unexpected losses, you should not have to worry about the bills that continue to pile up against you and your family. Bringing a wrongful death claim can be an incredibly complex matter that you are not prepared to face on your own. On top of this, you may be left with many questions that you cannot fully answer. This is why you should speak with a Shelocta wrongful death attorney soon after a fatal accident.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys are here to assist you if you have lost somebody you love in a fatal collision. We believe in standing by the sides of individuals who have lost loved ones in catastrophic and unexpected accidents. We will fight to help you obtain compensation for several aspects during these challenging times. These include some of the following:
- Medical bills
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
- Funeral and burial costs
Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Shelocta at (215) 731-9900 to find out what we can do to help you at this time.