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UPDATE: Mother, Daughter Dies in Wharton Crash

By rlsmetro on
Jefferson Township

Police identified a 25-year-old woman and her mother who died Wednesday in a head-on crash.

According to police, Alicia Montello was driving eastbound on Berkshire Valley Road between Solar and Taylor roads when her vehicle was struck head-on by a Mercedes 540 Shortly before 4:30 p.m.

Police said Montello and her mother Darlene Gindhart, 52, both of Hardystown Township died at the scene.

The driver of the Mercedes suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.