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Police News – Nov. 17

Buck causes two-vehicle crash

RENOVO — A buck caused a two-vehicle crash that took place around 10:58 p.m. on Nov. 14 along Renovo Road in Allison Township, Clinton County.

According to police, a 2008 Ford F250 Supercab was traveling along Renovo Road when a buck entered the roadway. The Ford F250, which was being driven by Joshua Chapman, 28, struck a 2020 Kia Forte being driven by Shanon Mann, 51, of Jersey Shore. Mann had stopped suddenly to avoid a buck that had entered the roadway.

The Kia Forte had to be towed from the scene. No injuries were reported in the mishap.

Saw stolen

SNOW SHOE — State police at Rockview are investigating a case of theft that took place sometime between July 1 and Nov. 13 at the PennDOT stockpile shed, located at 625 Uzzell Road in Snow Shoe Township, Centre County.

According to police, someone stole a Stihl 2 stoke gas-powered pole saw model HT75. The saw is valued at $500.

Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at (814) 355-7545.

Two-vehicle crash

PLEASANT GAP — A two-vehicle crash was investigated by state police at Rockview around 4:11 p.m. on Nov. 14 along West College Avenue in Benner Township, Centre County.

According to police, a 2016 Acura TL being driven by Shufan Ke, 18, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, was attempting to make a left-hand turn from state Route 26 to a parking lot at 812 W. College Avenue. Ke turned without yielding the right of way to a 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee being driven by Tiffany Culp, 25, of Pleasant Gap.

The cars collided, but there were no injuries. Ke was cited for his role in the crash.

One-vehicle crash

JERSEY SHORE — A one-vehicle accident was investigated by state police at Lamar on Nov. 15.

According to police, at 4:45 p.m., a 2008 Volkswagen Jetta being driven by Justyne Dascoli, 19, of Sparta, N.J. began to slide while traveling along Interstate 80 westbound in Greene Township, Clinton County. The Jetta traveled off the roadway and into a ditch. It came to rest in a grassy embankment.

There were no injuries in the crash and Dascoli arranged for a tow from AAA.

Deer causes crash

LAMAR — State police at Lamar were called to the scene of a one-vehicle crash that took place around 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 12 near milemarker 171 along Interstate 80 eastbound.

According to police, a 2015 Honda Civic being driven by Casey Kraxberger, 25, of South Williamsport was traveling along I-80 when a deer entered the roadway. The Civic struck the deer, causing heavy front end damage. There were no injuries as a result of the crash. Police were assisted at the scene by Tressler’s Towing.

Mill Hall man injured in crash

MILL HALL — A one-vehicle accident was investigated by state police at Lamar at 7:40 p.m. on Nov. 12 along Fishing Creek Road in Porter Township, Clinton County.

According to police, a 2016 Chevrolet Impala being driven by William Heckman, 35, of Mill Hall, wound up in a ditch after swerving to miss a deer that had entered the roadway. Heckman sustained an injury in the crash and his vehicle had to be towed from the scene. He was taken to UPMC Lock Haven by Goodwill Hose Ambulance.

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