Man killed, mother injured in Marion traffic accident

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

A single-vehicle accident on Interstate-81 in the Marion area of Guilford Township Saturday claimed the life of a Shippensburg man and injured his 92-year-old mother.

Pennsylvania State Police identified the driver of a 2003 GMC Envoy as Vincent Patrick McNerney, 70, of Shippensburg. Police said he was killed when the vehicle overturned near the 10 mile marker of the interstate at 7:35 p.m. Sept. 21. Police said the vehicle came to rest on its roof. They reported McNerney was wearing a seatbelt, however no airbags deployed.

Police reported a passenger, Frances Senft Sterrett, 92, also of Shippensburg, and McNerney’s mother, was injured and flown to Hershey Medical Center. Police said she was in stable condition.

Police are asking anyone with information on the accident to call them at 264-5161.