At 0952 hrs. 6/27/2018, the Mechanicsburg Police Department was dispatched to W. Main St. & S. High St. for a pedestrian accident. Two elderly female pedestrians were struck by a car pulling from S. High St. Both pedestrians were transported to Geisinger/Holy Spirit Hospital. The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released at a later date.
UPDATE, PEDESTRIANS STRUCK, W. MAIN ST. & S. HIGH ST., 6/27/2018
At 0951 hrs. 6/27/2018, the Mechanicsburg Police Department was dispatched to W. Main St. & S. High St. for a report of two pedestrians struck by a car. Mary Travis, 76 Y/O, Blue Mountain Vista, Mechanicsburg PA and a 74 Y/O female were struck by a car operated by a 65 Y/O female driver. The driver was pulling from S. High St. and turning right to proceed east on W. Main St. when she struck Travis and the second female. Indications are that Travis and the other pedestrian were in the crosswalk on S. High St. when they were struck. Travis and the other pedestrian were transported to Geisinger/Holy Spirit Hospital. Travis subsequently died the same day from her injuries. The second pedestrian was subsequently released from the hospital. The Mechanicsburg Police Department will consult with the Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office to determine what, if any, charges will be filed.