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You’d not often discover eighty-yr-previous Glen Doyle spending time at house.
Sometimes together with his spouse of 30 years by his aspect, he can be outside searching, fishing or tenting.
Glen Doyle, of Chambersburg, died on Saturday from blunt force trauma after he and his spouse Daisy Doyle have been hit by a car when crossing the street in the New Oxford square on Feb. 5.
Daisy is recovering from her accidents at a rehab middle.
Lonnie Doyle, the oldest of Glen’s 5 sons, stated the household continues to be reeling from the occasions of final week.
“No one ever thinks that one thing like this is able to occur,” he stated.
Glen and Daisy have been on their method to a morning dentist appointment the place Glen was going to get his decrease dentures put in. Glen had talked about how, as soon as he had his dentures, the household might exit to Outback Steakhouse collectively.
The crash occurred when a driver was exiting the New Oxford visitors circle onto Hanover Road.
The driving force couldn’t see the the couple strolling due to vital solar glare, based on Francis Staab, chief of the Japanese Adams Regional Police Division. She won’t face costs.
“Based mostly on our investigation, there was no intent or recklessness discovered on the a part of the driving force,” Staab stated. “This was only a easy accident that occurred with unlucky circumstances. We really feel for the household of the deceased in addition to the driving force who struck them. This occasion has affected everybody’s lives and we’re praying for his or her restoration.”
Glen and Daisy have been thrown about 10 ft, hit their heads and misplaced consciousness, police stated. They have been every airlifted to York Hospital.
“Each have been apprehensive about one another greater than themselves,” Lonnie stated.
Glen suffered coronary heart assaults and seizures in addition to a damaged pelvis and inner bleeding earlier than he died on Saturday, Lonnie stated. He by no means absolutely regained consciousness.
Daisy had a damaged pelvis and femur, bleeding within the mind and lacerations to her face, Lonnie stated. She might be rehabbing for 4 weeks with a superb outlook.
“She’s doing rather well,” Lonnie stated, however added that his stepmother is in a “depressed state” after dropping her shut companion.
“You’d by no means see one with out the opposite,” Lonnie stated. “I assume she’s lacking her proper hand, so to talk.”