Woman who died in Newberry Township crash identified

Anthony Maenza
York Dispatch

A 39-year-old woman who died in a crash Tuesday in Newberry Township has been identified by the York County Coroner's Office.

A 2017 Toyota Corolla was traveling south in the 700 block of Old Trail Road around 9 a.m. at a high rate of speed when it went into the northbound lane and was struck by a 2013 Jeep Wrangler, killing Yahaira Montero of Harrisburg, according to a preliminary investigation done by Newberry Township Police.

Montero was sitting in the front passenger seat, where the car was hit, the coroner's report stated. She was wearing a seat belt but was not responsive when first responders arrived. She was pronounced dead at 9:56 a.m. Tuesday at the scene.

Newberry Township Police investigate a crash in the 700 block of Old Trail Road in which a 39-year-old woman was killed.

An autopsy completed on Wednesday at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown revealed Montero died from multiple blunt force injuries received in the crash.

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Three other people were injured in the crash and transported to a local hospital for treatment, according to township police.

Anyone with information or who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact Newberry Township Police at 717-938-2608.