VICTIMS IDENTIFIED: 3 dead following Sunday morning crash on Interstate 81 in Antrim Twp

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UPDATE:

Police have identified the two other victims killed in the crash along I-81 in Antrim Township, Franklin County.

49-year-old, Raymond E. Beck and 48-year-old, Rebecca Jean Beck of Gloversville, New York.

Earlier the deceased passenger in a 2012 Toyota Camry was identified as 49-year-old, Kristine Ruth Williamson of Hardy Virginia.

The driver of the Camry, 52-year-old, Stephen Charles Williamson of Hardy Virginia, is currently in the hospital in stable condition.

 

Earlier Post:

Officials have announced that three people died in Sunday morning’s crash along Interstate 81.

According to state police in Chambersburg , Kristine Ruth Williamson, 49, of Hardy, Virginia, is the only deceased person being identified at this time.  Two others from a second vehicle that was involved, will be identified after notification of next of kin.

Police say around 11:15 a.m., the unidentified driver of a 2014 Chevorlet Spark was driving north on I-81 in the right hand lane. At the same time, Kristine and Stephen Charles Williamson, 52, of Hardy, Virginia, were traveling in a 2012 Toyota Camry in the right southbound lane on I-81.

For unspecified reasons, the Spark left the right hand lane in a northwest direction, crossed into the median and entered the southbound lanes of Interstate 81, police said.

The Camry, driven by Stephen Williamson,  attempted to make an evasive maneuver to avoid hitting the Spark, but was still hit on the front driver side.

The Camry was pushed onto the western shoulder where it came to a final rest, police said.

Upon impact, the Spark became airborne, struck an embankment and caught fire, police said.

Both occupants of the Spark were pronounced dead at the scene.

Stephen Williamson was transported to Meritus Trauma Center in Hagerstown, Maryland, where he is in stable condition, police said.

State Police were assisted on scene by the Franklin County Coroner’s Office, Greencastle-Antrim Rescue Hose Company, Hagerstown Ambulance and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

Interstate 81 was closed between exit 10 in Marion to Exit 3 in Antrim Township for several hours following the crash.