Teen killed in a crash outside Sunbury

SUNBURY – One person is dead following a crash early this morning on Snydertown Road in Upper Augusta Township, Northumberland County. State police say 18-year-old Marcelle Barber of Mount Carmel drove off the right side of the road and the vehicle rolled over. Barber was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.


Three passengers were injured. They were identified as 21-year-old Tyler Karycki of Mount Carmel, 18-year-old Brianna Bailey of Kulpmont and 19-year-old Hasan Abuomar of Mount Carmel. Karycki and Bailey were taken to Geisinger Medical Center. Abuomar was taken to Sunbury Community Hospital.


The crash took place between Anthracite Road and Cold Run Hollow Road. Upper Augusta and Sunbury Fire Departments assisted state police at the scene of the crash until about 3:45 this morning. Troopers say Barber was not wearing a seatbelt.


Another crash took place in Upper Augusta Township while crews were investigating the fatal crash. That accident happened at 2:45 a.m. at the corner of East Drive and Bridge Avenue on the island between Sunbury and Northumberland. One person was taken to a local hospital for treatment of unknown injuries. (Ali Stevens)



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