2010-05-13 / Front Page

One Killed In Head-on Collision

STAFF REPORT

Jack C. Carlton, 20, of Three Springs was killed Friday evening on Rt. 913 in Wells Township when his truck crossed the centerline and collided head-on with a truck driven by Charles Wright of Carlisle. – PHOTO BY ADAM WATSON Jack C. Carlton, 20, of Three Springs was killed Friday evening on Rt. 913 in Wells Township when his truck crossed the centerline and collided head-on with a truck driven by Charles Wright of Carlisle. – PHOTO BY ADAM WATSON A southern Huntingdon County man died Friday evening as a result of injuries sustained during a two-vehicle collision near the foot of Robertsdale Mountain.

Jack C. Carlton of 22404 Starr Road, Three Springs, was pronounced dead by Fulton County acting coroner Berley Souders at 8:15 p.m. Cause of death has been linked to blunt force trauma to the head and neck area.

Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Travis Garner of the Mc- Connellsburg substation reported Carlton, 20, sustained the fatal injuries when his eastbound 1996 Ford F-150 crossed the centerline of Route 913 in Wells Township at 7:15 p.m. Just west of the intersection of Wells Valley Road, Carlton’s truck collided head-on with an oncoming 1995 Ford F-150 driven by Carlisle resident Charles L. Wright.

Carlton was not wearing a seat belt during the crash. Wright was wearing a seat belt, according to state police, and was transported following the collision to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon for treatment of moderate injuries.

Both trucks were disabled as a result of the damage sustained.

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