FNN Article © Friday, April 14, 2023.
MANSFIELD, PA – A fatal crash caused the closure of Route 660 for a few hours early Thursday morning, April 13, 2023, in Richmond Township.
Fire personnel arrived on scene quickly and confirmed that the vehicle was off the roadway and the driver was trapped inside the vehicle. A request for a medical helicopter was made prior to crews arriving on scene.
A landing zone was being prepared in a nearby field as EMS crew evaluated the driver and provided care, as firefighters worked to free the woman from the minivan. Guthrie Air helicopter accepted the request and was soon airborne to the scene.
The driver was freed from the vehicle by firefighters and EMS crews continued treating the injured female.
Shortly after 10:00 AM Guthrie Air medical helicopter was recalled as the driver passed away due to the injuries she suffered in the accident.
PennDot crew made it to the scene around 10:48 AM and assisted with keeping the roadway closed as Pennsylvania State Police and the coroner did their jobs
Mansfield crews were cleared from the scene around 11:00 AM and returned back to their station with a heavy heart. The scene was taken over by PennDot.
FNN received word from the family that the victim was in her early 70’s and lived in Lawrenceville, PA.