Fatal Crash in Sugar Grove Friday Morning


SUGAR GROVE, Pa. – A one-vehicle accident claimed a Warren woman’s life early Friday morning.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, Donna Eckstrom, 58, of Warren, was a passenger in the crash that occurred at 5 a.m. at the intersection of Warren Road and Main Street in Sugar Grove.

Geraldine Davis, 80, of Warren, was driving a 2018 Ford Fusion north on Warren Road and failed to stop at the stop sign at Main Street, police said. The vehicle continued through the intersection toward the concrete wall on the bridge. Police said Davis tried to avoid the collision, but was unsuccessful and struck the wall causing major damage to the vehicle.

According to police, Eckstrom was dead on their arrival at the scene and Davis suffered “significant injuries to her leg and arm.” Both were wearing their seatbelts and all airbags in the vehicle deployed, police said.

PSP was assisted on the scene by the Sugar Grove and Busti Volunteer Fire Departments.