Joe Manzi Death – A 46-year-old man has died following a deadly car accident that happened on Friday afternoon in Fairview Township. The victim has been identified as Joe Manzi of Manzi Landscaping. According to reports, Joseph “Joe” Manzi, a resident of Erie, Pennsylvania passed away from injuries sustained in the fatal automobile crash. It happened in the 6900 block of W. Ridge Rd., which is west of Polly Rd., around 4 p.m.
How did the crash happen?
The motorist, Joseph Manzi, was driving east on W. Ridge Rd. when he attempted to evade a stopped vehicle waiting to turn left into CSI Industries. Manzi was driving a 1974 Ford Bronco when he drifted into the right lane, lost control, and crashed. The truck collided with a tiny embankment, sending it into the air before landing, rolling over, and ejecting Manzi. Manzi was not wearing a seat belt and died as a result of his injuries.
The family will release an obituary and funeral arrangements for Joe Manzi.
Related story: Corry man died in an accident in Fairview Township
Troopers from the Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a Saturday morning tragedy in Fairview Township in which a Corry man strolling down West Lake Road was struck and killed by a vehicle. The accident was reported around 6:45 a.m. Saturday on West Lake Road, just west of Lakeland Drive, according to Girard state police.
A pedestrian, identified as 47-year-old Milton C. Swanson of Corry, was walking or standing in the eastbound lane of West Lake Road, which is Route 5, when he was struck by an eastbound 2016 Jeep Wrangler, according to authorities. It was dark and snowing at the time, and the driver of the Jeep, a 68-year-old West Springfield woman, tried to avoid an accident after seeing Swanson.
According to state police and the Erie County Coroner’s Office, Swanson was transferred to UPMC Hamot and pronounced dead at 7:29 a.m. Saturday. Swanson died as a result of multiple blunt-force trauma, according to the Coroner’s Office. According to troopers, an investigation and interviews revealed that the driver of the Jeep, who was not hurt in the crash, did not violate any traffic offenses.
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