News Live 365: August 23rd, 2019

Crash Hospitalizes Two Meadville Men

Two senior citizens from Meadville were hospitalized after a crash in Saegertown. According to the Pennsylvania State Police, 79 year old David Schlaudecker failed to understand that he did not have right of way trying cross Erie Street and was struck by 73 year old Larry Walker. Both men were taken to Meadville Medical Center for treatment of injuries they sustained in the crash.

 

Call 811 Before Digging

Did you know there are over 20 million miles of underground utility lines in the United States? Or that every 9 minutes a utility line is damaged by someone digging without knowing it was there? Before you dig anywhere on your property call 811 within 3 to 10 days of any excavations to protect yourself, your family, and your neighbors by having the location of utilities marked off by professionals.

 

Attorneys General Strike Robocalls Deal

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro as well as 50 other Attorneys General from across the United States have worked out terms to drastically reduce illegal robocalls with the 12 largest telecom companies. Under the deal these companies agreed to start implementing new technology to identify robocalls and give customers more options to stop them themselves.