11 - 29 - 2013 Fatal crash kills Shirleysburg woman on Tuesday
Huntingdon State Police responded to a fatal 2-vehicle accident that occurred Tuesday morning just past 10am. Police reported that 68-y/o Diane Cramer, of Shirleysburg, was killed in that crash that occurred on US 522 at Lenape Dr. in Shirley Twp. The driver of the vehicle, 66-y/oe John McGarvey, of Shirleysburg, was left with major injuries. In a report filed by police, it stated taht McGarvey was stopped on Lenape Drive at a stop sign & then made a left turn onto US 522 South. In doing so, he turned into the northbound path of Cramer. McGarvey was transported to Altoona Trauma Center and Cramer to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon, where she was later pronounced dead & McGarvey was later reported in stable condition. Police said neither of the drivers were wearing a seat belt in that crash that closed US 522 for about 3 1/2 hours.