State police blotter: Nov. 12

November 13, 2018

Police investigate crash

No one was injured in a two-vehicle accident Nov. 6 in Lincoln Township.

State police said James T. Yoder, 43, of Somerset, and Jeanette Alwine, 67, of Hollsopple, were traveling north on Somerset Pike in Lincoln Township. Yoder was towing a gravity grain wagon with no lighting and a slow-moving vehicle emblem as Alwine approached. Police said Alwine could not see the grain wagon and drove into the rear of the wagon. Following impact, Alwine’s vehicle flipped onto its driver’s side.

Deer causes accident

No one was injured in a one-vehicle accident on Route 219 in Quemahoning Township Thursday.

State police said Jennifer Kelly, 36, of Johnstown, was traveling in the northbound lane when she hit a deer.

No injuries in two-vehicle crash

No one was injured in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Dark Shade Drive and Camp Drive in Paint Township Friday.

State police said Jessica Schweikarth, 34, of Bedford, pulled out in front of Julie Gould, 52, of Berlin, at the intersection. Police said Schweikarth had the stop sign.

Minor injuries reported

One person sustained minor injuries during a two-vehicle crash Friday on Lincoln Highway at Trostletown Road in Quemahoning Township.

State police said Ashley Jones, 21, of Johnstown, failed to yield the right of way and impacted a vehicle being driven by Elizabeth C. Freed, 38, of Manns Choice.

Jones’ passenger, Kimberly Gessner, 46, of Stoystown, was treated at Somerset Hospital for a minor injury, police said. Freed refused medical treatment but later went to UPMC Bedford, according to police. Her passenger, Chelsea Freed, 18, of Manns Choice, was not injured.

Vehicle strikes deer

State police said Bernadette Riddle, 26, of Somerset, was not injured when she hit a deer in the northbound lane of Route 219 in Lincoln Township Thursday.

Vehicle strikes trees

A Confluence man was injured in a one-vehicle accident Friday on state Route 523 in Addison Township.

Tyler C. McClintock, 28, lost control of his vehicle, which struck trees in a tree line. Police said McClintock left the scene and was subsequently located. He had suffered minor injuries, police said.

Police investigating theft

State police are investigating a theft from a seasonal residence in Boswell Borough. State police said someone removed a $300 wood stove from the residence in the 700 block of Main Street sometime between Sept. 1 and Nov. 15. Police identified Daniel John Applegate, of Penn Run, as the victim.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 814-445-4104.

Police investigating scam

State police are investigating a theft at Walmart along North Center Avenue in Somerset Township. State police said that two males purchased a laptop for $2,000. Police said they scammed the cashier out of $1,100 Wednesday without giving additional details. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 814-445-4104.

Guardrail damaged

Someone damaged a guardrail on the unfinished portion of state Route 219 in Brothersvalley Township Wednesday or Thursday, state police said.

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