Fatal Crash Update

Published 07/07 2014 12:13PM

Updated 07/07 2014 07:25PM

July 7, 2014 - One of the state troopers injured in a fatal crash that took the life of an Edinboro woman over the weekend has been released from the hospital. State Police confirm that Trooper Garrett Padasak has been released from UPMC Hamot today. He was treated for injuries from the crash.

Trooper Padasak was a passenger in the car driven by Trooper Fred Schimp. Schimp's vehicle did not stop at the stop sign at Route 98 and Sterretania Road, ultimately crashing into the car of 57 year old Donna Platz Platz, who died at the scene. We are told Trooper Schimp is still hospitalized and being treated for moderate injuries.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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