BEECH CREEK - Jerry Marshall, 53, of Lock Haven, died of injuries suffered in a three-vehicle crash that blocked traffic on Route 150 for several miles and required a massive response from local fire departments, ambulance services and emergency-rescue squads, according to state police.
The crash at 7:40 p.m. Friday occurred about a quarter-mile south of Laurel Run Road in Bald Eagle Township, reported Trooper Christopher Soo of the Pennsylvania State Police at Lamar.
According to Soo, Tera Confer, 32, of Howard, was driving her 2003 Chevrolet S-10 Blazer north on Route 150 when her vehicle crossed the center line and crashed into Marshall's 1999 Pontiac Sunfire head-on.
After impact, Confer's Blazer crossed back into the northbound lane and rolled onto its passenger side, facing northwest and resting against a dirt embankment.
A Ford F-250 pickup driven by Andrew Morrison, 34, of New Providence, was struck by debris from the impact between the two other vehicles, but neither Morrison nor his passenger, Steven Hess, 34, of Quarryville, were hurt in the crash,. according to police.
A front-seat passenger in Marshall's auto, Donna Geyer Marshall, 60, of Lock Haven, and a rear seat passenger, a 1-year-old child, were taken to Lock Haven Hospital for treatment of their injuries, Soo said.
Confer also was taken to Lock Haven Hospital for treatment of injuries, police said.
According to police, a preliminary investigation revealed alcohol use by Confer was a factor in the accident.
The investigation is continuing.