Legal news for Pennsylvania automobile accident attorneys – A Ford Explorer rolled after the driver lost control – Driver thrown from car and killed, three others injured.
Ford SUV rollover injures three high school students and kills one.
East Franklin, PA (www.NewYorkInjuryNews.com) – A rollover crash on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 killed a high school student and injured three others, according to reports from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Township police reported Brett Joseph Charmello, 17, of Kittanning, lost control of the Ford Explorer he was driving along Wible Road in East Franklin at approximately 7:52. The SUV subsequently rolled and Charmello was ejected from the vehicle. Charmello was taken by helicopter to a Pittsburgh hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2010.
An Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s officer spokesman said the Kittanning High School senior died of blunt force trauma to the head and trunk.
Three high school student passengers sustained injuries in the crash, according to East Franklin Sgt. David Hartz.
Adam Michael Johnson, 18, of Kittanning, sustained severe injuries and was taken by helicopter to a Pittsburgh hospital for treatment. He is a senior at Kittanning High School.
Anthony Ransom, 17, of Kittanning, suffered moderate injuries from the crash. He was transferred to ACMH Hospital, according to police. Ransom is a junior.
Tyler Grantz, 18, of Kittanning, suffered minor injuries and refused medical treatment. Grantz is a senior.
An Armstrong School District spokesman told reporters grief counselors and a school psychologist were available to students.
Township police were aided by the East Franklin fire department and Kittaning House Co. 6 ambulance.
Legal News Reporter: Tara Monks – Legal news for Pennsylvania automobile accident lawyers.