Police: Crash in Upper Paxton Twp. kills one

MILLERSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Police are investigating a deadly crash that occurred around 8:50 a.m. today.

Investigators said a red Dodge Ram was driving along Route 147 in Upper Paxton Township, near Saturn Surplus, when it went off the roadway.

The Dodge hit a 28-foot Strick semi-trailer head-on, police said.

The trailer was parked off the side of the road and was used for storage by the Saturn Surplus Business.

Dottie Pheasant, 44, was pronounced dead from injuries she received to her upper torso, head and neck. No word on the condition of the passenger.

Police thank Millersburg Fire Department, Millersburg EMS, Saturn Surplus personnel and MIS computer systems for helping during the incident.

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