SHAMOKIN –A great grandfather and his granddaughter died when their vehicle crashed into a concrete wall bridge bank. Northumberland County Coroner James Kelley tells us that 68-year-old Allen Travitz Sr. and 3-year-old Mackenzie Garber, both of Shamokin, were pronounced dead at the scene at 8:35 a.m.
Northumberland County Communications tells WKOK the crash occurred at 8 a.m. along West Montgomery Street in Shamokin. Police are still trying to determine the cause of the crash. Assisting Kelley at the scene was Chief Deputy Coroner James Gotlob.