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Minor injuries reported in two-car fender bender

April 19, 2013

(Photo by Larry McGuire of The Punxsutawney Spirit)

Minor injuries were suffered in a two-vehicle accident that occurred at 2:05 p.m. on Friday at the intersection of Snyder Hill Road and Route 119.

According to Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police, a Dodge Neon driven by James Downey, 26, of Kane, was traveling north on Route 119 when a Buick driven by Claire Schrock, 95, Valier, turned in front of Downey, causing a two-vehicle collision in the intersection.

Police said Downey's vehicle was towed from the scene by South Side Service, and Schrock's vehicle was able to be driven.

Police said a passenger in Downey's vehicle, Jessica Kosko, 19, Pittsburgh, sustained a minor injury to her knee and was not transported to the hospital.

State police were assisted at the scene by the Central Fire Department and Jefferson County EMS.

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