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Police briefs

May 17, 2010

Man trapped under SUV in Peters Township flown to hospital



FORT LOUDON, Pa. - A man was trapped under a sport utility vehicle on Sunday afternoon in Peters Township, Pa.

Firefighters and medical personnel responded to Bear Valley Road shortly after 2 p.m. for a 911 call that a man was trapped, according to Jon Bender, the EMS chief with MMP&W Fire Co.

The man and his family managed to pull him out before crews arrived, Bender said.

A helicopter flew the 30-year-old, who had moderate injuries, from the Fort Loudon ball fields on Hawbaker Drive to York (Pa.) Hospital, he said.

Bender said it appeared as if the man had been working on the vehicle when it fell on him.

Buggy passenger injured in Fannett Township crash



DRY RUN, Pa. -- The passenger in a buggy sustained a leg injury Saturday in a collision with a passenger vehicle in Fannett Township, Pennsylvania State Police said.

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Jacob Kempf, 63, of Volant, Pa., was thrown from the buggy in the 11:38 a.m. accident near the intersection of Pa. 75 and Goshorn Road, police said. He was taken to Chambersburg Hospital, police said.

Daniel A. Byler, 16, of Dry Run, Pa., was driving the horse and buggy south when he attempted a left turn into a driveway without signaling, police said. A Mazda driven by Shawna R. Rotz, 32, of Spring Run, was southbound behind the horse and buggy and was attempting to pass when the buggy turned into the path of the car, police said.

Byler jumped from the buggy and was unhurt, police said.

Neither driver was cited, police said.

Piggy bank with up to $500 in state quarters stolen



CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- A brown piggy bank containing as much as $500 in state quarters was reported stolen from a Guilford Township home, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

The piggy bank was taken from a home in the 2000 block of Country Road between May 10 and Sunday, police said.

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