Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Utility Trailer Tire Blew OUT

Pennsylvania State Police

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Two people injured

FARMINGTON TWP. – Tpr. James Lesko of the state police barracks at Tionesta report two people were injured in a 3:45 p.m. Oct. 8 two-vehicle crash along State Route 66 in Farmington Township.

Ralph C. Hedrick, 80, Clarion, operating a 1992 Ford F-150 truck and towing a trailer, pulled to the berm when a tire blew out on the trailer. After checking the tire, Hedrick began to drive along the berm.

Cynthia A. Fisher, 49, Tionesta, operating a 2004 Ford Explorer, attempted to pass the Hedrick vehicle when Hedrick turned left and struck the Explorer.

Fisher suffered unspecified injuries. A passenger in her vehicle, Edward H. Neiman, no age provided, Tionesta, suffered minor injuries. Hedrick was not injured. All were wearing seat belts.

Hedrick was cited for a traffic law violation.

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