FRANKLIN COUNTY, PA. (THECOUNT) — Maura Boyce, of Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, and Richard E. Cowan, 69, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, have been identified as the victims in a Monday double-fatal vehicle crash in Franklin County.

Boyce, 42, and 69-year-old Cowan, were both killed in a Monday afternoon head-on crash in Saint Thomas Township.


According to reports, Cowan was operating a vehicle on Route 30 near Campbells Run Road in Saint Thomas, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes around 2 p.m. Monday. The vehicle then came into head-on contact with a vehicle operated by Boyce.

Boyce and Cowan both died of injuries suffered in the wreck.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Franklin County is a county located in South Central Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 149,618. Its county seat is Chambersburg – Wikipedia.