Woman, 83, dies four months after crash in York County

Staff report

An 83-year-old woman has died more than four months after a crash in Springettsbury Township.

Barbara Prendergast, of the 1000 block of Turnberry Lane in Spring Garden Township, died from underlying medical issues complicated by injuries she received in the crash, according to the York County Coroner's Office.

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Prendergast was a front-seat passenger in a vehicle that was struck on the passenger side by another vehicle on May 27 at the intersection of East Market Street and Mount Zion Road, the coroner's office said in a news release.

She never returned to independent care after the crash, the office reported. 

Prendergast died at 4 a.m. Oct. 3. Her manner of death was ruled accidental.

Springettsbury Township Police are investigating the crash.

With construction at the morgue at the York County Coroner's Office completed, a tour of the facility was given Friday, April 23, 2021.Bill Kalina photo