Police Identify Driver Killed In Newtown Square Crash
The driver who died in a fatal crash on Monday night in Newtown Square was identified as Joseph Coffey, 42, of Willistown Township, a father of five Great Valley students.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–Newtown Township Police have identified the driver who died in the crash on Goshen Road in Newtown Square Monday night as Joseph Coffey, 42, of Willistown Township.
Coffey was the father of five children in the Great Valley School District. The district on Tuesday sent a letter to parents explaining the situation and offering instructions on how to help children deal with grief.
Coffey, who was driving an SUV, was heading westbound on Goshen Road near Echo Valley and Crum Creek lanes, when he lost control of the vehicle, rolling over several times, and ejected him from the vehicle, according to police.
The crash occurred around 8:45 p.m. Coffey was announced dead at the scene. Memorial services for Coffey have not yet been announced.