LEBANON COUNTY, PA. (THECOUNT) — Karen Lancaster Jones, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Friday van collision in Lebanon County.

Jones, 66, was killed in a van-versus-semi crash near Myerstown Friday night.


According to reports, Jones was traveling as a passenger in a van along with four others, when the vehicle came into contact with a big-rig on Route 422 near S Fairlane Avenue around 6:50 p.m. Friday.

The four other victims include three teens and the 70-year-old driver. They were all transported to an area hospital with multiple unknown injuries.

Jones was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The tractor-trailer driver was uninjured in the crash.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Jones:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Lebanon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 133,568. Its county seat is Lebanon. The county was formed from portions of Dauphin and Lancaster counties in 1813, with minor boundary revisions in 1814 and 1821 – Wikipedia.