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Red Lion-area woman killed in Monday crash on Springwood Road

Staff report
Fire police man a roadblock on Springwood Road at Camp Betty Washington Road after a vehicle accident Monday, June 10, 2019. Bill Kalina photo

A Red Lion-area woman was killed Monday afternoon in a crash that shut down portions of Springwood and Camp Betty Washington roads.

Gail Matthews, 61, of the 100 block of South Orchard Street in Yoe, was pronounced dead at York Hospital, where she was taken after the 1:45 p.m. wreck, according to a news release from the York County Coroner's Office.

Matthews was driving a 1999 Mercury north on Springwood Road, just south of Camp Betty Washington Road, when she crossed into oncoming traffic and struck a 2009 Hyundai operated by a 61-year-old Lebanon man, York Area Regional Police stated in a news release.

The other driver suffered serious injuries and was transported to a hospital, according to police.

Portions of Springwood Road and Camp Betty Washington Road were closed for several hours after the crash, police stated.

Police investigate the scene of a vehicle accident on Springwood Road near the Camp Betty Washington Road intersection Monday, June 10, 2019. Bill Kalina photo

Police are investigating the crash. Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Hess at 717-741-1259.