Croydon Woman Killed in Fatal Upper Bucks Crash

The accident occurred Saturday evening at Routes 152 and 113 in Silverdale Borough. The victims are Mary E. Dodds, 49, of Montgomery Township, and Stacy Byrne, 32, of Croydon

The two victims in Saturday's fatal accident in Upper Bucks County have been identified by police. One victim is from the Croydon section of Bristol Township.

The driver of the Chevrolet Cavalier involved in the crash was identified as Stacy Byrne, 32, of Prospect Avenue of Croydon, police said.

The driver of the Toyota Camry — which hit the Cavalier from behind, struck a rock and went airborne — is identified as Mary E. Dodds, 49, of the 100 block of Damson Lane, Montgomery Township, police said.

The passenger in the Cavalier who was injured was Byrne's husband, Ian Byrne.

Byrne was treated at Lehigh Valley Hospital. 

The accident happened Saturday evening at Routes 152 and 113 in Silverdale Borough, Upper Bucks County, police said.

Police believe speed may be a factor in the accident.

According to Hilltown Township Police, a Chevy Cavalier was stopped at a red light on northbound Baringer Avenue (Route 152), at around 5:20 p.m. A Toyota Camry hit the Cavalier from behind, police said.

The driver of each vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The intersection was closed for nearly four hours.

An exact cause of the accident remains under investigation.

Hilltown Township Police were assisted by Montgomery Township Police, Pennridge Regional Police, Bedminster Township Police, Dublin Borough Police, Perkasie Borough Police, Quakertown Borough Police, Doylestown Township Police, Silverdale Fire Co., Perkasie Fire Co., Hilltown and Perkasie Fire Police, Grand View Hospital Medic 151, Chal-Brit Regional EMS, JeffState Medical Helicopter and Bucks County Coroner's Office.

Ken J Demarco December 04, 2012 at 02:15 PM
Dodds is not the victim, she is the murderer, change the headline!!!
tmason December 12, 2012 at 05:09 PM
very sad. 2 women who will be missed. rip to both the victims.


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