HONEY BROOK TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) — A woman is dead and a male suspect is under arrest after a deadly crash in Chester County Wednesday morning. (See Previous Story)
Police say Kenneth Haldeman Jr. was driving westbound on Rt. 322 when he crossed into the eastbound lane and collided with the victim’s vehicle head on.
Emergency personnel pronounced 70-year-old Diana Weaver dead upon arrival.
Police say they seized heroin and marijuana from Haldeman Jr.
Authorities say that he was under the influence of a controlled substance at the time of the crash.
Haldeman Jr. was arrested for Homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence, DUI and other related drug charges.
He was arraigned and sent to Chester County Prison in lieu of $250,000 cash bail.
Police ask anyone with information to contact Pennsylvania State Police/Embreeville at 610-486-6280.