Coroner: No Drugs Found in Bus Driver's System in Deadly Pa. Turnpike Accident

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    Jason Malmont/The Sentinel

    A coroner says there were no signs of drugs or alcohol found in the body of the bus driver killed, along with a pregnant Seton Hill University lacrosse coach and her unborn child, after a crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike earlier this month.

    Cumberland County Coroner Charles Hall said Monday that toxicology results showed Anthony Guaetta, 61, didn't have any drugs or alcohol in his system. They also showed he didn't have a medical emergency.

    The bus was carrying 23 players and coaches with the women's lacrosse team when it crashed on the Pennsylvania Turnpike on the way to a game at Millersville University. The accident killed 30-year-old Kristina Quigley. Quigley was six months pregnant. Her unborn baby boy did not survive.

    Officials say two of the injured passengers are from Montgomery County. Nicole Rossi, a sophomore from Collegeville, was taken to Carlisle Regional Medical Center where she was treated and released. Rachel Hilbert, a senior from Perkiomenville, was taken to Harrisburg Hospital where she was also treated and released.

    Investigators say the bus came to a stop upright on the side of the road with part of its left side shorn off, photos from the scene showed, though it's unclear whether that was from the impact or rescue operation.

    Quigley is survived by her husband, Glenn Quigley and her son, Gavin. According to the University, Quigley had just begun her second season with the Seton Hill women's lacrosse team after leading them to 11 victories in her first season. Quigley, a Baltimore, Maryland native, came to Seton Hill most recently from Erskine College in Due West, S.C., where she started the NCAA Division II program. Prior to that post, Quigley worked as the assistant lacrosse coach at Duquesne University, her alma mater.

    The cause of the crash hasn't been determined.

    In February, a bus carrying 42 high school students from the Philadelphia area and their chaperones slammed into an overpass in Boston, injuring 35. Authorities said the driver had directed the bus onto a road with a height limit.
     

     


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