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BY DAVE McMILLION | davem@herald-mail.com | February 26, 2013
A car struck a pickup truck, which forced the truck under a Washington County Public Schools bus on Lappans Road in the area of Lock Tender Lane, about three miles southeast of Williamsport, on Tuesday afternoon, according to Maryland State Police. There were 17 Springfield Middle School students and the driver on the bus but none of them was injured, officials said. Senior Trooper Andre Butler said the bus stopped on eastbound Lappans Road to let off some students. Morris Charles Fleming, 36, of Martinsburg, W.Va., came up behind the bus, did not stop, and his 2006 Subaru station wagon struck the back of the 2011 Toyota pickup truck being driven by Michael J. Adams, 55, of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., pushing Adams' vehicle into the bus, Butler said.
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NEWS
January 29, 2013
MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Three people face criminal charges in connection to the theft of a purse and wallet from a woman's pickup truck Jan. 13 in the Borough of Mercersburg. Mercersburg police said the victim's ATM card was used to make three withdrawals totaling $369 after it was stolen. Police said the thieves may have obtained the PIN for the account from a piece of paper in the victim's wallet. The woman parked her truck on the west side of Linden Avenue and later noticed the items missing, police said in a news release.
NEWS
January 20, 2013
Two people were taken to Meritus Medical Center on Sunday afternoon after a pickup truck ended up under the trailer portion of a tractor-trailer on eastbound Interstate 68 near Sideling Hill, a Washington County 911 supervisor said. Both of the injured were in the pickup truck, the 911 supervisor said. Neither of the injured was believed to have life-threatening injuries, according to Washington County Emergency Services and Maryland State Police. The accident, west of Hancock, was reported at 4:16 p.m., the 911 supervisor said.
OPINION
November 25, 2012
“Hagerstown caller, concerning NASCAR, if Jeff Gordon's so washed up, why is he in the top 10, and in the chase every year? If he keeps finishing in the top five to 10 drivers, that must mean the other 30-plus drivers are really washed up. So Jeff Gordon can drive until he says he can't. Also, to all you callers saying the stadium can be renovated: It cannot be. Municipal Stadium does not have enough room to come up to minor league standards, so you cannot renovate it.” - Hagerstown “One person caused all these problems and made them worse.
NEWS
November 20, 2012
Taxes are expected to remain the same in 2013 for Borough of Waynesboro property owners. The Waynesboro Borough Council on Tuesday authorized administrative staff members to share with the public its proposed budget for next year. Copies of that budget will be posted on the borough website, www.waynesboropa.org, in about a week. The $8.9 million spending plan includes the purchase of a pickup truck and a financial contribution to the Waynesboro Fire Department's new firetruck, Borough Manager Lloyd Hamberger said.
BREAKINGNEWS
November 11, 2012
Westbound Interstate 70 was closed for a little more than an hour Sunday morning east of the exit for Md. 66, or Mapleville Road, after a pickup truck pulling a trailer jackknifed across the westbound lanes, Maryland State Police said. Both westbound lanes and the shoulder of the road were closed until about 9:15 a.m. following the accident that was reported at 8:06 a.m., according to Senior Trooper Andre Butler and a news release from state police. The passenger of the pickup truck, Laurie Leggio, 54, was taken to Meritus Medical Center with nonlife-threatening injuries, police 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
September 27, 2012
One person was taken to the hospital after an accident involving a taxi and a pickup truck at the intersection of Burhans Boulevard and Chase Street south of the railroad underpass Thursday morning, Mike Alderton of the Hagerstown Police Department said. The 7 a.m. accident occurred when a Chevrolet Silverado heading south on Burhans Boulevard crossed the middle of the road and collided with the front of a Chevrolet Cavalier taxi from C&R Sedan that was headed north, Alderton said.
NEWS
September 18, 2012
Mercersburg police were looking Tuesday for a man charged with auto theft and criminal mischief for allegedly stealing a pickup truck from Bob Hoffman Chevrolet. Police said in a news release that they executed a search warrant at the 115 S. Fayette St. home of Theron Edgar Moore, no age given. Officers found a key believed to belong to a red 2012 Chevrolet 2500 series pickup truck reported stolen by the auto dealer, the news release stated. The vehicle was stolen from the sales lot at 378 N. Main St. late Sept.
NEWS
September 18, 2012
Mercersburg police seek man charged in pickup truck theft MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Mercersburg police were looking for a man charged with auto theft and criminal mischief for allegedly stealing a pickup truck from Bob Hoffman Chevrolet. Police said in a news release they executed a search warrant at the 115 S. Fayette St. home of Theron Edgar Moore, no age given. Officers found a key believed to belong to a red 2012 Chevrolet 2500 series pickup truck reported stolen by the auto dealer, the news release stated.
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