Fatal accident this morning in Snyder County

MONROE TOWNSHIP—A Winfield women died in an accident Friday morning in Snyder County. The accident happened on Fisher Road in Monroe Township, Snyder County.  58-year-old Angela Benfer was taken to Geisinger where she died.

Selinsgrove State Police say the accident occurred at 7:30am when the roadway was wet, she went off the road on a curve and hit a tree.  State troopers do not identify a 15-year- old passenger in the vehicle who was evaluated by medical personnel and released.


Shamokin Dam Fire Department, Hummels Wharf Fire Department, and local fire police assisted on the scene. Troopers say everyone in the vehicle was wearing a seat belt.

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