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Homicide/DUI Charges Filed in Crash that Kills Shippensburg Woman

Police say a Franklin County man was driving drunk in an early morning crash that killed a Shippensburg woman.  Investigators say 27-year-old Agustin Macias-Marquez, of Waynesboro, was behind the wheel his vehicle slammed into another vehicle driven by 30-year-old Nicholas Fortenberry, Shippensburg.  It happened at around 12:18 Monday morning at the intersection of Cleveland Avenue and East McKinley Street in Chambersburg Borough.

25-year-old Heather Coble, a passenger in Fortenberry’s vehicle, was pronounced dead at Chambersburg Hospital.  Fortenberry and another passenger, Madison Perry, of Shippensburg, were flown to York Trauma Center with serious injuries.  Macias-Marquez, was treated and released from Chambersburg Hospital.


Charges against Macias-Marquez, include Homicide by Vehicle, Homicide by Vehicle While DUI, 2 counts of Aggravated Assault While DUI and related traffic offenses.  He was arraigned Monday afternoon and sent to Franklin County Prison in lieu of $350,000 bail.   Chambersburg Borough Police say their investigation into the crash continues.


3 Comments to “Homicide/DUI Charges Filed in Crash that Kills Shippensburg Woman”

    cynthia said:
    December 31, 2012 at 7:16 PM

    people that drink and drive know not to drive but they don't care, sometimes i think they feel big and don't want to care.

    Ken said:
    January 1, 2013 at 12:37 AM

    Well they say D.U.I. was already on the rise in 2012 . he had to add 1 more satistice ! I hope he gets 10 years & lose his freedom for a long time coming !

    Bobby said:
    January 5, 2013 at 6:43 AM

    america has very deep problems. everyone and i do mean everyone needs to look in the mirror. all human control is being lost.

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