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Wednesday’s high, 72; OVERNIGHT LOW, 53
THU-CLOUDS AND LIGHT RAIN, HIGH 64
THU NIGHT-CLEARING, LOW 58
FRI-PARTLY CLOUDY, HIGH 68
FRI NIGHT-MOSTLY CLEAR, LOW, 40
SAT-PARTLY CLOUDY, 78
SAT NIGHT-ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS, HIGH 57
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Two male relatives killed in Elk County crash…PennDot seeks opinion of its job from motoriests…Port Allegany woman hurt in one vehicle accident near Roulette…Wellsboro man accused of harassing estranged wife….PennDot truck stolen in Tioga County….
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Two related men died in a one-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon in Jay Township, Elk County. State police say a Dodge Ram driven by 69year old Luther Wolff of St.Marys went off the Bennett’s Valley Highway near Micale Road and into the gravel parking lot at Rose’s Hilltop Diner. The3 truck went out of control, struck an embankment on the right side of the road and rolled over several times. The driver and 53 year old Stephen Wolff of Byrnedale were pronounced dead at the scene.
A Port Allegany woman was flown to Hamot Medical Center in Erie for treatment of injuries she suffered Wednesday afternoon in an accident on Route 6 in Roulette Township. According to state police, Emily Turner was going west east of the Burtville Road when her Mercury Mountaineer went onto the westbound shoulder, hit a boulder and rotated about 180 degrees before stopping.
Dustin Perry, 31 of Gillett PA has been arrested for harassment by state police at Mansfield. Troopers say Joan Perry of Wellsboro told them her estranged husband was riding his motorcycle past her house at 136 A Street in Duncan Township last Friday afternoon and revved the engine with the intent to annoy and harass. Charges have been filed in district court.
The theft of a motor vehicle owned by PennDot is being investigated by troopers at the Mansfield barracks. A 1988 Ford L8000 flatbed truck was taken from Locey Creek Road at French Hill Road between 3:00 pm Tuesday and 1:00 pm Wednesday and was driven to Tubbs Road in Farmington Townsihp where it was driven into a dirt pil off the eastern edge of the road and abandoned. Anyone with information is asked to call the barracks at 570.662.2151.
PennDot is accepting construction and maintenance services feedback through an online survey. The public can take the survey through October 22 at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/penndotroadwork.
The 16-question survey asks how they receive PennDOT roadway information and how often PennDOT meets or exceeds expectations in construction and maintenance activities. Respondents are also asked about experiences with reporting concerns to the department, and whether or how they use the state’s 511PA traveler information services.
Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information, and access to more than 950 traffic cameras.
511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.
Subscribe to statewide PennDOT news at www.penndot.gov/news. Follow PennDOT on Twitter at www.twitter.com/PennDOTNews, like the department on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PennsylvaniaDepartmentofTransportation and Instagram at www.instagram.com/pennsylvaniadot.
Pictured left to right Gia Allen, Kelly Green, Brittany Bollhorst, Tiffany Gledhill and Lydia Husson
The Coudersport Pool Committee would like to thank Fox’s Pizza in Coudersport, for allowing a donation jar at their counter. Thanks to this prime spot, and the generosity Fox’s patrons, $235.64 was collected for the pool renovation.