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Man injured after crashing into tree

April 24, 2011

A 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt driven by Steven Test, 35, Punxsutawney, struck a tree at 5:45 p.m. Sunday while traveling southbound on Route 119. Test was transported to Punxsutawney Area Hospital for treatment of unknown injuries. (Photo by Larry McGuire/The Punxsutawney Spirit)

BELL TOWNSHIP — A Punxsutawney man was injured in a one-vehicle accident when he struck a tree at approximately 5:45 p.m. Sunday along Route 119 in Bell Township, across from Jefferson Machine.

According to Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police, a 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt driven by Steven Test, 35, was traveling southbound on Route 119 when, for unknown reasons, he struck a tree head on.

Route 119 was closed for nearly an hour while debris and fluids from the accident were removed from the road way.

Test was transported to Punxsutawney Area Hospital by Jefferson County EMS for treatment of unknown injuries.

Test's vehicle was towed from the scene by Rebuck's Southside Service with severe damage.

Police were assisted at the scene by the Elk Run Volunteer Fire Company.

When it comes to children riding in cars, safety always comes first.
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