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Father, 11-month-old daughter killed in Schuylkill County crash

Published On: Dec 24 2013 09:00:05 AM EST   Updated On: Sep 29 2013 07:12:25 PM EDT

Police have identified of the father and his 11-month-old daughter who died in that violent wreck in Schuylkill County this weekend.


A 42-year-old man and his 11-month-old daughter were killed in a one-vehicle crash in Schuylkill County Saturday.

The crash happened around 10:50 a.m. on I-81 northbound at mile marker 121.

The crash victims have been identified as Alberto Hernandez of Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, and Anastacia Marie-Carman Hernandez of Mechanicsburg.


State Police say the driver lost control, causing the vehicle to run off the road, crash into a tree and roll onto its roof.

Police say the father was not wearing a seat-belt. The baby was properly restrained in a rear child safety seat, according to police.

Police say several motorists stopped to help, including a physician who rendered first-aid.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.