Police log: Pedestrian accident, other calls

Local emergency responders answered a number of calls over the weekend, including a pedestrian accident on Wayne Avenue in Chambersburg.

Chambersburg Police Department

A Chambersburg man hit by a vehicle while crossing Wayne Avenue Friday afternoon died the next day at Holy Spirit Hospital the next day as a result of his injuries, according to Chambersburg Police.

Michael Hopkins McKenrick, 52, was crossing Wayne Avenue at Sheller Avenue at 5 p.m. Friday when the accident happened. Police said he was not in a pedestrian crosswalk at the time.

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A medical helicopter took him to the trauma center in Camp Hill, where he died on Saturday. Chambersburg Fire Department EMT’s treated him at the scene before the air transport.

READ: Michael Hopkins McKenrick 1968~2021

Franklin Fire Company

pedestrian accident calls

One person had minor injuries after a car hit a railroad underpass in the 600 block of Woodstock Road at 2:40 p.m. Monday. The car flipped over onto its roof and slid the entire length of the overpass, coming to rest on the other side at the Chambersburg-Greene Township line

Franklin Fire Company sent it’s Engine 45 and Traffic 44 to the scene.

READ: Police log: Fatal motorcycle crash in Adams County

Pennsylvania State Police

Three Mercersburg residents suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash Sunday on Lincoln Way West in St. Thomas Township, according to Chambersburg PSP.

St. Thomas Fire and Rescue first responders treated Stacey L. Robinson, 39, a 13-year-old girl and a 9-year-old girl at the scene before taking them by ambulance to Chambersburg Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. They were passengers in a Ford Explorer driven by Justin L. Robinson, 36, of Mercersburg.

Police said the Robinson vehicle rear-ended a car driven by Stacey J. Decker, 37, of Mercersburg.

Both vehicles were eastbound on Lincoln Way West when traffic in front of them stopped suddenly. Decker stopped before hitting the backed-up traffic. Robinson couldn’t stop in time to to avoid the crash, police said.

READ: Newburg man fatally injured in crash

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