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Woman Killed in One-Vehicle Crash on Benner Pike Identified

by on July 03, 2012 4:17 PM

Updated at 4:17 p.m.

The victim of a fatal one-vehicle car crash on the 1000 block of Benner Pike Tuesday afternoon was identified as Susan Bartley, 43, of Milesburg.

Bartley died at the scene of the crash, which was just north of Shiloh Road and across the street from Tractor Supply Company. The green Jeep Grand Cherokee two people were in struck a telephone pole. 

One other person, an unidentified male, was taken by ambulance to Mount Nittany Medical Center. There was no update available. 

State College Police continue to investigate the accident as of Wednesday.

Earlier at 8:15 p.m. July 3

A Milesburg woman died Tuesday after her vehicle struck a telephone pole in the afternoon on Benner Pike, just north of Shiloh Road and across the street from Tractor Supply Company.

A man who was also in the car was taken by ambulance to Mount Nittany Medical Center for treatment, but no condition was available.

State College Police did not release the identity of the woman, pending next-of-kin notification. They also did not say who was driving the vehicle, a green Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Earlier at 6:22 p.m.

The State College Police said a one-vehicle crash on Benner Pike was fatal for one person and put another in the hospital Tuesday afternoon. 

Two adult occupants were in the car when it struck a telephone pole, police said. One person died and another was taken by ambulance to Mount Nittany Medical Center for treatment. 

Police could not release any identifying information on either individual, including the condition of the individual in the hospital pending next-of-kin notification. 

Earlier at 4:17 p.m.

The State College Police Department is investigating a fatal crash on Benner Pike, just north of Shiloh Road and across the street from Tractor Supply Co. 

Police closed the road to investigate the crash. Few details are available at this time, but a few eyewitnesses said it appeared as though a green Jeep apparently veered off of the road and hit a pole, which caused it to spin around. 

Around 3:30 p.m., police were still on the scene. 

More details to come as they are available. 



Laura Nichols is a StateCollege.com news reporter and @LC_Nichols on Twitter.
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