Woman killed in car crash and teen survives


MONROE TOWNSHIP, SNYDER COUNTY (WOLF) -- A Winfield woman is dead after a crash in Snyder County.

It happened around 7:30 a.m. on Fisher Road near Rathfon Road in Monroe Township.

Police say Angela Benfer, 56, was heading south when she lost control on a curve, and hit a tree.

The police report says Benfer was not driving at a safe speed, and police say the roads were wet at the time.

Benfer was taken to Geisinger, where she was pronounced dead.

A 15-year-old female passenger was evaluated by EMS and released, police said.

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