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Police briefs

June 28, 2004

Man struck by car west of Hancock


HANCOCK, Md. - An unidentified man was injured when he was struck by a vehicle west of Hancock, a Washington County 911 Center dispatcher said.

The dispatcher said the incident was reported at 13725 Exline Road. The dispatcher said initial reports indicated the man was seriously injured.

A supervising officer with the Washington County Sheriff's Department could not be reached for comment on the incident late Sunday.




Hagerstown man is stabbed in chest


A Hagerstown man was stabbed during an attack by four assailants Sunday evening in the city's West End, the Hagerstown Police Department said in a news release.

Police said the victim, whose name was not released, was attacked while walking in an alley near the 800 block of Lanvale Street just before 8 p.m. He told police one of the four men stabbed him in the chest.

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The victim was taken to Washington County Hospital with a minor stab wound, police said.

Additional information on the incident and a detailed description of the four men were not available late Sunday evening.

Anyone with information regarding the stabbing may call the Hagerstown Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division at 301-790-3700.




Police in Pa. seek hit-and-run info


ST. THOMAS, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police were seeking information about a hit-and-run accident Saturday night on Stitzell Road in St. Thomas Township.

Police said an older model pickup truck hit three traffic signs at about 10:45 p.m. Police said the truck had "Redneck" painted on the sides.




Vehicle strikes wall in Atrim Township


GREENCASTLE, Pa. - An Oakton, Va., man was unhurt Saturday morning when the vehicle he was driving struck a concrete wall in Antrim Township, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Police said Len O. Witcher, 73, was driving a 2002 Ford Windstar north on U.S. 11 at 4:06 a.m. when the vehicle hit the wall at the Locust Street intersection.




Marion man hurt in Saturday accident


MARION, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police said a Marion man was uninjured in an accident early Saturday on Third Street.

Police said Tyler R. Williamson, 20, address unavailable, was driving a Toyota 4Runner south at 2:29 a.m. when he lost control and hit a utility pole support wire, causing the vehicle to flip on its side.

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