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April 12, 2010
An 84-year-old Hagerstown woman was expected to be transferred to University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore on Sunday afternoon after being hit by a pickup truck earlier in the day, Hagerstown Police said. Yasuko Hanioka was hit by a Toyota pickup in front of the Alexander House around 10 a.m. Sunday, according to Washington County Emergency Services and Hagerstown Police. The Alexander House is at 7 E. Washington St. in downtown Hagerstown. She was taken to Washington County Hospital, but was to be transported via ambulance to Shock Trauma, Hagerstown Police Sgt. Eric Knode said.
NEWS
November 8, 2012
A truck went onto the sidewalk and knocked over a street light on Summit Avenue in front of The Herald-Mail building Thursday afternoon, Officer Scott Leeney of the Hagerstown Police Department said. Nobody was injured. The accident happened when the truck's brakes were not working, and to avoid hitting the vehicle in front of it, the driver of the truck drove onto the sidewalk, hitting the light, Leeney said. Police were directing traffic going down Summit Avenue into The Herald-Mail parking lot Thursday afternoon at 3:35 p.m.   The accident was reported at 3:18 p.m., Leeney said.
NEWS
March 9, 2012
A pickup truck landed on its side after a collision with a Washington County Public Works van on East Wilson Boulevard at Corbett Street on Friday morning, Officer Alderton of the Hagerstown Police Department said. Nobody was injured. The Ford pickup truck heading westbound on East Wilson Boulevard was attempting to turn left onto Corbett Street when it collided with the van heading eastbound on East Wilson Boulevard, Alderton said. Only one person was in each vehicle, Alderton said.
NEWS
May 25, 2012
An accident was reported Friday afternoon in the 22000 block of Jefferson Boulevard, a dispatcher for Washington County Emergency Services said. Traffic was not affected by the accident, which was reported at 12:54 p.m. At 1:34 p.m., a Ford Explorer was off the road on the westbound side of Jefferson Boulevard with damage to the front and the driver's side tire. In front of the Explorer, facing the same direction, was a GMC Sierra pickup truck with damage to its back right side.
NEWS
May 21, 2013
A 17-year-old girl hit by a pickup truck Monday morning at the intersection of Fairview Avenue and West Main Street remained hospitalized Tuesday. The girl, whose identity was not released by police, continued to be listed in serious, or “guarded,” condition, Waynesboro Police Chief James Sourbier said. Sourbier said the girl was hit by a 2002 Chevrolet pickup truck driven by S. Allen Stine of Waynesboro. The vehicle was traveling west on West Main Street. The teenager was taken to Meritus Medical Center and then to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, police said.
NEWS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | April 15, 2011
Waynesboro Police are investigating suspicious activity involving a man in a pickup truck Friday morning near Fairview Elementary School on West Third Street near the intersection of Fairview Avenue.  A white male between the ages of 50 and 60, with white curly hair, wearing a baseball hat and sunglasses, and driving an older model full-size black pickup truck with an orange stripe, waved money out the window of the truck at about 7:50 a.m. and asked a group of elementary age children if they wanted a dollar, a news release from the Waynesboro Police Department said.
BREAKINGNEWS
January 13, 2011
A Greencastle, Pa., man was killed Wednesday night when a pickup truck crashed into a utility pole along Pa. 75 (Fort Loudon Road) south of Mercersburg, Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release. Lloyd William Wolfe, 55, no address given, was pronounced dead at the scene by Franklin County Coroner Jeffrey Conner. Conner said in a news release that Wolfe's cause of death was multiple blunt force trauma. At about 10:05 p.m., a pickup truck traveling south on the 11000 block of Fort Loudon Road went off the southern berm of the road and struck a snow drift, according to the state police and Conner's releases.
NEWS
June 30, 2013
A Hagerstown man was taken to Meritus Medical Center on Sunday morning after the pickup truck he was driving crossed the centerline on Eastern Boulevard, hit the guardrail and bounced back across both lanes striking an embankment, Washington County Deputy Chris Peiffer said. It appeared the red pickup truck had rolled over because there was damage to the top of the cab, but the pickup was upright when Peiffer arrived, Peiffer said. Ryan Charles Hartsock, 19, who was conscious and speaking, was taken to Meritus Medical Center, Peiffer said.
NEWS
June 20, 2004
MOUNT AIRY, Md. - A Michigan man was treated at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore and later released after his vehicle collided with a pickup truck on Friday, officials said.James Lodwick, 81, of Whitmore Lake, Mich., was westbound on Penn Shop Road when he entered the intersection of Md. 80 southwest of Mount Airy and was his vehicle was hit by a pickup truck towing a utility trailer, according a state police press release. Lodwick had to be extricated from his vehicle by rescue workers because he became trapped inside the overturned vehicle, police said.
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September 6, 2013
A young girl was struck by a pickup truck on Leitersburg Pike near Marsh Pike on Friday morning, according to Maryland State Police Trooper Tim Kocevar. The girl was standing on the shoulder on the northbound side of Leitersburg Pike and ran into the travel lane, Kocevar said. She was hit by a Ford F-150 that was traveling north, he said. The girl was taken to Meritus Medical Center east of Hagerstown following the accident, Kocevar said. The accident, which happened shortly before  8 a.m. , remained under investigation.
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By DAN DEARTH | dan.dearth@herald-mail.com | August 29, 2013
A Washington County man was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and other counts after the pickup truck he was driving crashed into a house near Hagerstown Speedway Thursday morning, the Washington County Sheriff's Office said. Daniel John Dutcavich, 56, of Hicksville Road near Clear Spring also was charged with driving a vehicle in excess of reasonable and prudent speed, failure to control vehicle speed on highway, driving a motor vehicle on a highway without required license and authorization, negligent driving and driving while impaired by alcohol, according to a sheriff's office news release.
BREAKINGNEWS
August 25, 2013
Police said Sunday night they were looking for a Hagerstown dementia patient who went missing from his house earlier in the day. Donald Richard Klick, 83, was last seen at his house on Antietam Drive at about 7 a.m. and might be driving a 1999 Toyota pickup truck with a cap on the back. The truck has a Maryland registration of 55J719. Klick is described as being white and standing 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing 175 pounds, police said. Klick, who has damage to the left side of his nose from the removal of cancer, was last seen wearing a T-shirt and shorts.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthewu@herald-mail.com | August 16, 2013
A reported road-rage incident early Friday morning led to the arrest of a Hedgesville, W.Va., man whose vehicle crashed into the Hedgesville Elementary School playground, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records. Kenneth P. Yeakley Jr., 46, of Turquoise Drive was later arraigned on single counts of driving under the influence with injury, reckless driving and destruction of property, court records said. Trooper M.C. Morgan of the West Virginia State Police said in a complaint filed against Yeakley that the defendant's vehicle, a Ford F-150 truck, was found resting against a wrecked swing set in the school's playground after he responded to investigate the incident about 4:30 a.m. A guardrail and a fire hydrant were broken, and a fence was also damaged, Morgan said in the complaint.
BREAKINGNEWS
August 15, 2013
A Williamsport-area woman, who was a passenger on a motorcycle involved in a Wednesday afternoon collision with a pickup truck on Wesel Boulevard, has died, Hagerstown police said Thursday. Lana Patton, 61, was pronounced dead on Thursday at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, according to city police Officer Michael Alderton. Patton was a passenger on the motorcycle driven by her husband, Terry Patton, 54, police Sgt. Christopher Barnett said. Terry Patton was listed in fair condition at Meritus Medical Center on Thursday afternoon, according to the hospital.
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By CALEB CALHOUN | caleb.calhoun@herald-mail.com | August 9, 2013
Three people were taken to the hospital following a multivehicle accident Friday morning on eastbound Interstate 70 near the Sharpsburg Pike exit, according to Maryland State Police. Warren Carryl, 32, of Hagerstown, the driver of one of the three vehicles involved in the crash, was thrown from his car, police said.  The accident was the second in two days in which a person was ejected from a vehicle on I-70 in Washington County. The accident occurred at about 7:30 a.m. near Exit 29 of Sharpsburg Pike, when a Toyota pickup truck coming from the ramp off Sharpsburg Pike onto I-70 eastbound spun out of control on the wet roadway, Trooper Andre Butler said.
BREAKINGNEWS
August 4, 2013
Both westbound lanes of Interstate 70 traffic near the Washington and Frederick county lines were closed for about 90 minutes Sunday afternoon after a pickup truck towing a horse trailer caught fire on the interstate, a Washington County 911 supervisor said. The horse trailer was eventually disconnected from the pickup truck and the nine horses inside were not hurt, Maryland State Police said. The driver of the pickup truck, Floyd Painter Jr. of Winchester, Va., told police he ran over a piece of two-by-four lumber on the interstate, according to Trooper Brent Fogle.
NEWS
June 30, 2013
A Hagerstown man was taken to Meritus Medical Center on Sunday morning after the pickup truck he was driving crossed the centerline on Eastern Boulevard, hit the guardrail and bounced back across both lanes striking an embankment, Washington County Deputy Chris Peiffer said. It appeared the red pickup truck had rolled over because there was damage to the top of the cab, but the pickup was upright when Peiffer arrived, Peiffer said. Ryan Charles Hartsock, 19, who was conscious and speaking, was taken to Meritus Medical Center, Peiffer said.
NEWS
June 14, 2013
A mother and her infant daughter were taken to the hospital Friday morning following a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 68, just east of the Washington-Allegany County line. Police said Michele Haslacker, 22, of Great Cacapon, W.Va., was driving west on I-68, when the vehicle may have experienced a problem with the right rear tire, causing Haslacker to lose control, according to a news release from Maryland State Police. The vehicle, a 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier, traveled to the left and struck a guardrail along the edge of the center median then continued back into the roadway, where it came to a rest in the right lane and was struck in the rear by a pickup truck, the release said.
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