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Critically injured driver will not be charged for mishap

Luck was on the side of a woman involved in a wreck along a road in Perry County earlier this month as police as no intention of filing charges against her.

After state police consulted with the D. A. office of Perry County District, Trooper Mark Fisher reported the decision was not to file any charges against the driver. Fisher added that the in this specific incident, it was proven that the wreck was caused by the weather conditions present at the time of the crash which was beyond human control.

The accident claimed the life of a child who was first critically injured and died later.

The fatality was identified as Aaliyah Marie Raffensberger, age 9, resident of Blain. She was placed on life lined at the Medical Center of Hershey. Unfortunately she was unresponsive to medication while the brain swelling became intense. The doctors gave her 48 hours to live before declaring she was brain. She died on the 23rd of Feb. in Medical Center of Hershey from injuries sustained in the crash of Feb. 15 along Southwest Madison Twp.

Her great-grandmother identified as Sharon Kuhn, age 68, resident of Loysville, who was also a victim in the wreck, remained hospitalized but is declared in stable condition. She is undergoing treatment for multiple injuries suffered in the incident.

Fisher said that the state police originally filed charges against a driver who his the vehicle but an investigation into the reason why the woman lost control of her vehicle made the police decide not to officially file any charges..

Report showed that Kuhn’s vehicle was hit by an eastbound vehicle driven by Margaret Boher, age 66, resident of Loysville. She said that her vehicle slid into oncoming traffic that led to the collision. Boher also sustained minor injuries while Kuhn and her seven-year-old granddaughter were also injured. All of them were wearing seatbelts, according to state police.

The driver, identified as Sharon Kuhn, age 68, of Loysville, was traveling west along the Shermans Valley Road at around 12:30 o’clock Sunday noon in South West Madison Township. For unknown reasons, she lost control of her car as it swerved into the oncoming traffic.A grandmother and her granddaughter in a car sustained critical injuries following an accident along the Perry County road.

The vehicle crashed with an eastbound vehicle operated by Margaret Boher, age 66, resident of Loysville. She also caused serious damage to the passenger side but her vehicle had only moderate damage to its front end, police said.

Kuhn and her young granddaughter who was front-seat passenger suffered critical injuries and were airlifted to the Medical Traumatic Center of Hershey for treatment. They remained listed under life-threatening condition. Bohler was also transported to an area hospital for treatment and evaluation.

State police said that all involved in the wreck were using seat belts.

If you or your loved one has been harmed or fatally injured due to negligence or someone else fault, contact an accident lawyer now for free consultation. You may be entitled to financial compensation for economic damages, as well as pain and suffering.

Source: Penn Live Com


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