Driver ID'ed in Fatal S. Valley Rd Crash

Police say a 23-year-old woman was killed in a pre-dawn wreck Friday morning.

Willistown Police have identified the driver who died early Friday morning in a single vehicle accident on South Valley Road near the Easttown-Willistown township line.

Police have identified the victim in the fatal crash as Margaret Orr, 23, of Malvern.

According to a police statement, Orr was traveling northbound on South Valley Road when her 2001 Ford Escort coupe struck a utility pole along the east side of the roadway. The vehicle continued to travel off the road and hit a tree, where it came to a stop.

Police are still investigating the events surrounding the accident.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene by responding medical personnel. There were no other passengers in the vehicle.

As of 8:55 a.m., South Valley Road was closed as police conducted an investigation. 

Willistown Police were assisted at the scene by Easttown Township Police Department, Paoli Fire Company, Malvern Fire Company Paramedics and Chester County Coroner’s Office, according to a police department statement.


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