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Posted September 28, 2012 | 2 Comments
Two Winchester residents die in crash
Daily staff report
Winchester residents Alan R. Hummel, 67, and his wife Cheryl G. Willingham, 63, were killed Thursday in a two-vehicle crash on Martinsburg Pike in Frederick County.
According to a news release issued by Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller, the crash occurred at 2:32 p.m. in the 1900 block of Martinsburg Pike near Interstate 81 exit 317.
The couple were in a 2000 Subaru Outback and attempting to make a left-hand turn into the southbound lane of Martinsburg Pike when their vehicle collided with a northbound box truck. The release states the truck was not able to avoid the Subaru.
Hummel, who was the driver, died at the scene. Willingham was transported to Winchester Medical Center, where she died Thursday evening, according to the release.
Driver of the truck, Joseph W. Miller, 47, of Martinsburg, W.Va., was not injured.
Trooper D.J. Scott was called to the scene of the accident, and the state police Culpeper Accident Reconstruction Team assisted in the investigation.