PERRY TWP., Pa– At least one woman died after a one-vehicle accident took place in Perry Township. Last Saturday night, a 35-year-old woman was killed in a one-vehicle crash in Perry Township, Clarion.
County State police said that they have identified the 35-year-old victim as Joanne M. Carpenter who is a resident of Butler. She was killed after she was ejected from a vehicle during a crash on SR-368, just west of West Freedom.
Victim Carpenter was ejected during the crash and was found by the emergency crew approximately 75 feet from the vehicle.
On Saturday night, Joann Carpenter, 35, left the roadway for unknown reasons and struck a utility pole. As the vehicle was rolling for about 200 feet, Carpenter was ejected. She was found dead about 75 feet away from the crash.
Police said that Carpenter was not wearing a seat belt. Clarion State Police said that rhe Butler woman died in an alcohol-related crash in Perry Township along Route 368 near West freedom.
According to police report, before the fatal accident, there was another mishap which happened at around 5:07 o’clock in the evening. An east-bound 2000 Dodge Durango operated by 40-year-old Charles W. Shreffler, of resident of Sligo was traveling along the same way when the vehicle left the roadway and crashed into a utility pole.
Just like the case of Carpenter, Shreffler’s vehicle then rolled several times, traveling approximately 210 feet. Rescue team arrived and found the victim sustaining critical injuries. Shreffler was immediately transported to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh for treatment of major injuries.
Neither Shreffler nor Carpenter was wearing a seat belt.
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