LOCAL NEWS | JANUARY 3, 2019

LOCAL NEWS | JANUARY 3, 2019

LOCAL NEWS | JANUARY 3, 2019

A two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning in Huntingdon County has claimed the life of a Mount Union man.  According to State Police, 21-year-old Zachary Ray Morris was killed when his Subaru struck head-on with a Volvo Semi-Trailer driven by Pulat Kapitonov of Pittsburgh.  The crash happened at about 10:35 am yesterday on Route 22 near Penn Woods Road in Henderson Township.  Kapitonov was not injured.  Both lanes of Route 22 were closed until mid-afternoon.

 

Authorities are investigating a strong-arm bank robbery Wednesday in Snyder County.  Police say a white male suspect entered the Northumberland National Bank on North Market Street in Selinsgrove at about 2:15 pm.  The suspect reached over the counter and grabbed cash from a teller who had been counting paper currency.  The robber fled the bank to a blue sedan.  He is described as a white male between 30 and 45, approximately 5-6 with a medium to medium-heavy build.  He was wearing a blue parka with white stripes on the sleeves, blue jeans, and rimmed glasses, and he appears to be balding.  No one was injured during the incident.

 

A fatal crash in McClure on December 28th remains under investigation by Middleburg Police.  The incident involving a pick-up truck and horse and buggy happened on Route 522 in the area of Pinecrest Drive.  Police say Randall Bonnie of Middleburg was the driver of a Ford F-150 that struck the buggy operated by 62-year-old Rufus Yoder of McClure.  Yoder was ejected upon impact.  He was taken to Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital before being flown to Holy Spirit Hospital where he was pronounced dead from multiple injuries.

 

A Megan’s Law violation has resulted in the arrest of an area man.  According to police, 59-year-old Raymond Britton of Millerstown provided false information to authorities and had been living at an address on Stoney Creek Drive in Fermanagh Township, Juniata County since September, 2018.

 

A 2018 Huntingdon County burglary resulted in the loss of several firearms.  State Police say the theft took place between November 27th and December 11th on Minersville Road in Carbon Township.   Included among the stolen items was a Winchester 94 lever-action 30-30.  Total value of all firearms taken was $1,600.

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