Coroner: Inhalant A Factor In Fatal Crash


Morgan Kelly, a Conestoga High School honors student who was killed two weeks ago when the car she was driving smashed into a tree, had inhaled a chemical from a common aerosol spray can and probably lost consciousness, the Chester County coroner said yesterday. The accident, almost two years to the day after five Penncrest High School students died in a car crash blamed on inhalants, has put … [Read more...]

An Effort To Educate Five Penncrest High Juniors Died In The Accident, Which Was Linked To Substance Abuse.


MIDDLETOWN — Penncrest High School officials yesterday pledged to redouble their efforts to educate students and parents about the dangers of inhalants after one was cited as the cause of a Jan. 29 crash that killed five members of the junior class. The district plans to offer workshops on inhalants and on strategies to narrow communication gaps between parents and students and faculty and … [Read more...]