TWO ESCAPE INJURY IN SNYDER COUNTY COLLISION
Two women escaped injury when their cars collided Wednesday afternoon on the Susquehanna Trail. State Police at Selinsgrove say the crash occurred at 2:10 p.m. when Kimberly A. Peachey, 22, of Middleburg pulled from a private driveway and struck a car driven by Helen Rowe, 84, of Sunbury. Both women were wearing seatbelts and were not hurt. Peachey will be cited in the crash.
McCLURE DRIVER SUSTAINS MAJOR INJURIES IN ONE-CAR CRASH
A McClure man was seriously injured in a Monday evening crash. State Police at Selinsgrove say George D. Hook, 25, was driving west on Troxelville Road at 7:30 Monday evening when he missed a curve and struck shrubbery and a utility pole. Hook was not wearing a seatbelt and sustained major injuries. He was taken to Geisinger Medical Center for treatment. Hook will be cited with driving too fast for conditions.
PENNSYLVANIA REMAINS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE PACK IN HEALTH CARE
America's Health Rankings are out from United Health Foundation and Pennsylvania again falls in the middle of the pack. Pennsylvania gets good marks for its high school graduation and adolescent immunization rates and low levels of uninsured. But Dr. Rhonda Randall of United Health Foundation says PA needs to work on its obesity rate, which went up while the national rate leveled off. She also cited the state's high rate of drug deaths, high levels of air pollution and low per capita public health funding among the challenges it faces.