Crash Kills Amish Shippenville Man
A 39 year old Amish man and his horse were both killed in a crash with a Buick Enclave in Elk Township, Clarion County. Crash scene investigators from the Pennsylvania State Police say that the buggy of David Coblentz of Shippenville was hit from behind on Route 322 by a 64 year old woman and that both horse and driver received fatal injuries as they went up and over the top of the SUV. They were declared dead at the scene. The Public Information Report does not state if any criminal charges were filed against the SUV driver.
Woman Charged for Keeping Sister in Cage
In State News the office of Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced charges of neglect and abuse of a care dependent person, false imprisonment, and more against a Washington County woman who was found keeping her sister in a filthy cage. 51 year old Leona Biser of Vestaberg is said to have kept her sister, Loretta Lancaster in a homemade cage in her living room with no access to running water or her prescription medications; the only accommodations she had was a bare and filthy mattress placed on the cage floor. Loretta was hospitalized for several medical issues and is recovering.