ANTRIM TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) — A 61-year-old man has died after he was involved in a crash in Franklin County on Friday, Jan. 13.
On Monday, the York County Coroner’s Office identified the man as Yogesh Padalia from Franklin County.
According to Pennsylvania State Police out of Chambersburg, the crash occurred at around 4:15 p.m. on Molly Pitcher Highway in Antrim Township near the 6600 block of the highway. Padalia was driving north on the highway in the northbound lane, police said.
State Police said he left the northbound lane and entered the southbound lane and then traveled directly into the path of a car in the southbound lane. Police said Padalia and the second vehicle crashed head-on.
Padalia had to be freed from the vehicle by the fire department and was flown to WellSpan York Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased at 5:53 p.m., according to the coroner’s office.
According to State Police, the driver of the other vehicle sustained a suspected minor injury and was transported by Greencastle EMS to Meritus Medical Center.
The coroner’s office said the cause of Padalia’s death was multiple blunt force trauma and his manner of death was accidental.