Chambersburg Teen Arrested in DUI Crash

By WHAG News

Published 05/09 2014 11:39AM

Updated 05/09 2014 01:56PM

PENNSYLVANIA - Troopers with Pennsylvania State Police say an 18-year-old from Chambersburg was arrested following a single-vehicle crash Thursday night in Adams County. 

The accident happened around 11:20 p.m. along 675 Orrtanna Road in Franklin Township. 

Police say Sophie Ellen Hawley, 18, of Chambersburg, Pa., failed to properly negotiate a curve in the roadway, lost control of her vehicle striking a road sign, and a tree located in a front yard along Orrtanna Road. Her vehicle came to a rest against a home. 

Upon further investigation troopers say Hawley was determined to be under the influence of alcohol and/or a controlled substance and was subsequently arrested. Police say charges are pending. 

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