Pa. woman killed in collision of pickup trucks in White Hall

December 14, 2009

A Pennsylvania woman was killed early Sunday after the driver of a pickup truck in which she was a passenger lost control on an icy section of Old York Road in White Hall and crashed into another vehicle, according to Maryland State Police at the Bel Air Barracks. Police said Frank Ferguson Jr., 41, of White Hall, was driving a 2006 Ford pickup truck west on Old York Road near Route 23 (Norrisville Road) about 8:30 a.m. when he crossed the double yellow line in an attempt to pass a 2005 Chevrolet pickup. As Ferguson was passing the other vehicle, his truck skidded on the icy pavement and crashed into the other pickup truck, police said. Cheryl Christopher, 34, of Stewartstown was killed and Ferguson was thrown from the vehicle. He was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore by ambulance and was reported in critical condition, police said. The other driver was uninjured. The accident remains under investigation.

- Richard Irwin

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