Woman identified in Erie Twp. fatal crash


ERIE — Officials say charges are pending an investigation into a two-car, head-on crash in Erie Township that killed a Temperance woman.

Shelagh Eckenberg, 60, of Temperance was identified Thursday as the woman killed in the Erie Township crash. She was pronounced dead at the scene, Erie Township police said.

Justin Kitzmiller, 32, the other driver and also of Temperance, was taken to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center with broken bones, police said. A hospital spokesman said she had no information about a person by that name.

Police said the two cars were driving in opposite directions on Telegraph Road just south of Luna Pier Road about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday when Mr. Kitzmiller car apparently went left of center and into the woman’s car.