Crash kills 2 on I-81 near Carlisle

CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) – Police have identified two people who died in a crash on Interstate 81 in Cumberland County on Wednesday.

Lillian Ewaka, 75, of Garnet Valley, and Edna Ewaka, 77, of Media, were passengers in a Ford Explorer that struck the back of a tow truck as it merged from the shoulder to the right southbound lane near the Hanover Street exit, state police in Carlisle said.

The driver of the Ford, 67-year-old David Ewaka of Garnet Valley, was in critical condition at Penn State Hershey Medical Center.

The tow truck operator and his passenger were not injured.

The crash occurred around 5:45 p.m.



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