Police news – Sept. 8
CENTRE HALL — A two-vehicle crash was investigated by State Police at Rockview on Sept. 4.
According to police, a 2003 Dodge Caravan being driven by Brittany Guisewhite, 27, of Millheim, was traveling behind a 2007 Ford Fusion being driven by Samuel C. Martin, 18, of Centre Hall. According to police, Martin put on his turn signal in an attempt to make a turn, but was struck from behind by the Caravan and pushed off the roadway. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts and were not injured in the crash, which took place at the intersection of state Route 45 and Luse Road.
The vehicles had to be towed from the scene. Police were assisted by Kupples Auto Center, Bowersox Towing, Centre Hall Fire Company and Penns Valley EMS.
The crash occurred at 6:20 p.m.
Car hits tractor
BELLEFONTE — A two-vehicle accident was investigated by State Police at Rockview at 7:54 a.m. on Sept. 2.
According to police, a 2008 Ford Focus was traveling northbound along Rishel Hill Road in Bellefonte when it struck a 2009 Kubota Tractor. There were no injuries in the accident and both vehicles were able to be driven from the scene. The driver of the 2008 Focus was cited for Title 75, Section 3310 — following too closely.
SNOW SHOE — State Police at Rockview investigated a one-vehicle crash that took place at 6:24 p.m. on Sept. 2 along East Sycamore Road in Snow Shoe Township, Centre County.
According to police, a 16-year-old juvenile from Hollidaysburg was traveling along East Sycamore Road in a 2009 Chevrolet Aveo when he failed to negotiate a turn and slid off the roadway, landing in a ditch. The driver and three passengers, all juveniles, were not injured in the crash. The Aveo was pulled from the ditch to a nearby gravel lot.
No tow was requested and the vehicle was driven from the scene.
BELLEFONTE — State Police at Rockview investigated a one-vehicle crash that took down power wires along Richmond Road in Boggs Township, Centre County.
According to police, a 2003 Sterling LT9500 tractor trailer was attempting to turn around when the rig made contact with low-hanging wires and took them down. The driver, who was not identified by police, was not injured in the incident, which took place at 8:21 a.m. on Sept. 4.