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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | December 27, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A Kearneysville, W.Va., woman was flown to Winchester (Va.) Medical Center on Wednesday after the car she was driving on W.Va. 9 (Charles Town Road) was struck head-on by a motorist who witnesses say was passing in a no-passing zone, police said. West Virginia State Police Trooper G.D. Simms believed the woman was in stable condition after being flown from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Simms could not immediately release her name or age, but believed she was the grandmother of a 10-year-old girl who was riding with her in a Buick Park Avenue.
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NEWS
October 26, 2008
Two-vehicle collision closes U.S. 340 for three hours; minor injuries reported Two vehicles collided Saturday afternoon on U.S. 340, injuring the two drivers, but not seriously, according to a press release from Maryland State Police in Hagerstown. Police said Steven Romeka, 48, of Mount Airy, Md., was westbound on U.S. 340. Just west of the Frederick County line, Romeka lost control of his 2000 Ford Explorer, police said. It crossed the center median and struck a 2000 Buick passenger car head-on, police said.
NEWS
December 12, 2004
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - The Jefferson High School Choir announced at a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Charles Town that it will hold a fund-raiser. The choir will hold a drawing for a 1997 Buick Century from Guy's Buick in Ranson, W.Va. The drawing will be held just before the school's Christmas break. For a $20 donation to the choir, you may submit your name for the drawing. The money raised will help students with costs associated with representing West Virginia at the 60th anniversary of Pearl Harbor.
NEWS
By | November 30, 1999
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. ? A Kearneysville, W.Va., woman was flown to Winchester (Va.) Medical Center on Wednesday after the car she was driving on W.Va. 9 (Charles Town Road) was struck head-on by a motorist who witnesses say was passing vehicles in a no-passing zone, police said. West Virginia State Police Trooper G.D. Simms believed the woman was in stable condition after being flown from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Simms could not immediately release her name or age, but believed she was the grandmother of a 10-year-old girl who was riding with her in a Buick Park Avenue.
BREAKINGNEWS
By CALEB CALHOUN | caleb.calhoun@herald-mail.com | November 14, 2011
Three people were taken to the hospital Monday afternoon after a car and a pickup truck collided at the intersection of Robinwood Drive and Academic Boulevard in front of Hagerstown Community College, according to Washington County Sheriff's Deputy Matthew Bragunier. Bragunier said the Ford pickup truck traveling northbound on Robinwood Drive was attempting to make a left turn onto Academic Boulevard leading to HCC and the car, a Buick, was heading southbound when the accident occurred at a traffic light.
NEWS
By HEATHER KEELS | May 21, 2008
FREDERICK, Md. - Two Frederick men died Tuesday after their car was struck by another car and a tractor-trailer on Interstate 70 in Frederick about 12:25 p.m., Maryland State Police said. The passenger, Alvin S. Culver, 81, was pronounced dead at the scene, and the driver, Verlin Arnold Krabill, 83, was taken to Washington County Hospital, where he died of injuries sustained in the crash, police said. Krabill was in the far left lane of westbound I-70 when he attempted to cross three lanes of traffic to exit onto northbound U.S. 15, police said.
NEWS
February 25, 2007
Three Hagerstown residents and a Los Angeles resident were injured Saturday afternoon in a car accident on Leitersburg Pike, Maryland State Police said. Ann Martines, 29, was driving a 1998 Buick Lesabre north on Leiters Mill Road at 12:42 p.m. when police allege she failed to stop at a stop sign at Leitersburg Pike and drove into the path of a 1999 Chrysler Concorde. The driver of the Concorde, Stephen Schutte, 21, and his two passengers, Andrew Widmeyer, 20, and Kelly Salvagno, 20, all of Hagerstown, were transported by ambulance to Washington County Hospital for treatment.
NEWS
September 12, 2011
A Harpers Ferry, W.Va., man died following a head-on accident Sunday morning near the intersection of W.Va. 9 and Bloomery Road, according to West Virginia State Police. The crash was reported at 4:11 a.m., according to a news release. Police said a 1994 Buick four-door sedan driven by Steven Michael Bernath, 53, of Harpers Ferry was traveling on W.Va. 9 when it crossed the center line and collided with a 2008 work van. Bernath, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was later pronounced dead by Jefferson County Medical Examiner Donald Shirley, the release said.
NEWS
November 23, 2011
A Chambersburg, Pa., woman died and two Shippensburg men were injured in a single-vehicle accident Tuesday night in Cumberland County, Pa., Pennsylvania State Police said. Cindy L. Hull, 44, of Chambersburg, was pronounced dead at the scene as the result of head injuries, according to a news release from the Cumberland County Coroner's Office. The driver of the vehicle, Dennis Bumbaugh, 43, of Shippensburg, was taken to Chambersburg Hospital with moderate injuries, state police said.
NEWS
April 29, 1997
By CLYDE FORD Staff Writer, Charles Town CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - A 17-year-old Charles Town, W.Va., boy who once forced three Maryland State Police troopers off the road during a 1995 chase in a stolen truck was charged over the weekend with stealing a car, police said Monday. The boy was one of a group of four teenagers seen getting out of a Buick after it wrecked Saturday night on Chestnut Street near Charles Town, said Charles Town Police Chief Mike Aldridge. West Virginia State Police Trooper Timothy J. Taucher and Trooper Monte Williams tracked the teenagers down and charged an 18-year-old Avon Bend, W.Va.
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