Three Teens Injured as Car Hits Horse and Buggy
Three Amish teenagers were injured when a driver collided with their horse and buggy in Crawford County’s Sparta Township Easter Sunday. According to State Police 53 year old Gerry Williams clipped the wheel of a covered buggy after cresting a hill on State Route 89 and the three victims were ejected from inside the horse drawn carriage. Williams was unharmed when he left the road and collided with a utility pole and could be charged with careless driving.
Missing Firearm Sought by Authorities
State Police from Franklin are looking for a missing firearm. The owner reported the weapon was last seen on St. Patrick’s Day near Henry’s Bend; it’s a 9mm Ruger semi-automatic pistol with a bulldog holster. If you may have found this weapon please call the Franklin State Police at (814)676-6596.
Joe Biden Expected to Hold Rallies in PA
Former Vice President of the United States Joe Biden is expected to hold rallies in Pennsylvania tomorrow after announcing a run for President. It’s being said that Biden, a Scranton PA native, will announce his candidacy tomorrow with rallies in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.
Woman and Child Injured in Crash
44 year old Nicole Sloan and a 10 year old boy were transported by Community Ambulance Service to UPMC Northwest Hospital after a crash in Cranberry Township, Venango county. Sloan’s Jeep Latitude hit a ditch at the end of an S curve on Bredinsburg road and collided with the ditch’s end at Diamond Road.
Interchange Road Work Delayed
PennDOT is delaying plans to enact overnight lane restrictions on Interchange Road near the mall in Millcreek Township, Crawford County by 24 hours because of the weather. Closures will be taking place from 9PM to 6AM Wednesday and Thursday for repaving if weather permits.
PA Hits Yearly Tornado Quota in April
This week is severe Weather Awareness Week and every year through the Spring and Summer Pennsylvania ordinarily sees about 12 to 15 tornadoes statewide in a year, but the national weather service is warning residents that 2019 may be a record year. According to Mike Deangelo who works for the NWS at State College there have been at least a dozen confirmed tornadoes so far in the month of April alone.