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No injuries in 119 crash near county line

February 9, 2012

This Dodge Neon driven by Elise V. Butler, Punxsutawney, was unable to stop in time when traveling north on Route 119 at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday and struck the rear of a Ford Ranger driven by Leonard T. Lang, Rochester Mills that was stopped in traffic in front of her. (Photo by Larry McGuire)

YOUNG TOWNSHIP —There were no injuries reported in a two-vehicle accident that occurred at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday near Nelson’s Mini-Mart on Route 119 north, Young Township.

According to Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police, a Dodge Neon driven by Elise V. Butler, Punxsutawney, was traveling north on Route 119 when traffic was stopped ahead, and she struck the rear of a Ford Ranger driven by Leonard T. Lang, Rochester Mills.

Police said Lang’s vehicle was stopped in traffic waiting for another vehicle that was attempting to make a left turn into the mini-mart parking lot, and Butler was unable to stop in time.

According to police, there were no injuries, and Butler’s vehicle, which sustained disabling damage, was towed from the scene by Walker’s Towing.

Police were assisted at the scene by Jefferson County EMS and the Lindsey Fire Company.

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