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June 25, 2009

Hagerstown residents injured in I-81 crash



STATE LINE, Pa. -- Two Hagerstown residents were injured in a single-car accident on Interstate 81 early Wednesday, Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release.

A 1999 Honda Civic operated by Skylar Brae Jagodowski, 21, of Hagerstown, was traveling south on I-81 near the Maryland state line at 12:43 a.m. when it went into the median, flipped onto its roof and came to rest in the northbound lanes, the release said.

Jagodowski and an unidentified 33-year-old passenger, also from Hagerstown, were taken to Washington County Hospital, the release said.

Police Thursday morning were still unable to provide the passenger's name.

Horse and buggy struck by hit-and-run driver



FANNETT TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A horse and buggy carrying six people was struck from behind by a hit-and-run driver Tuesday night on Pa. 75, Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release.

The buggy, occupied by a 29-year-old man, a 28-year-old woman and children ages 3, 2, 2 and 11 months, was struck from behind by a gold Pontiac, the release said.

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The Pontiac continued north on Pa. 75 after the 9:54 p.m., accident, police said.

The Pontiac will be missing a front driver's-side bumper and a passenger-side mirror that had been held on with duct tape, police said.

The children suffered minor injuries, police said.

Anyone with information about the Pontiac is asked to call state police at 717-264-5161.

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