Mercersburg woman pronounced deceased at the scene of Welsh Run Road collision

30 January 2024- A Mercersburg woman is now found to be deceased following a crash on Welsh Run Road with a dump truck. PSP say that Angel Rife, 49 of Mercersburg was pronounced deceased at the scene of an accident that occurred around 9:21am on Tuesday.

Police investigators say that Angel Rife’s 2013 Chevrolet Cruze was traveling northbound on Welsh Run Road, with a Peterbilt 357 truck traveling southbound on the same road. For unknown reasons, Rife’s Chevrolet crossed over the double yellow line and entered the other vehicle’s lane. The two vehicles struck each other head on.

The Franklin Coroner’s Office was dispatched to the scene and pronounced Rife deceased at the scene of the accident. The driver of the other vehicle uninjured.